Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

The young, charismatic candidate leaves the crowded field of politicians vying to lead the Democrats under the Trump administration.

3:59 PM

Thousands of dollars in donations have poured into the nonprofit that provides a phone-support line for transgender people.

3:17 PM

Trump's counselor equated feminism with hating men and loving abortions, but the 150-year-old dictionary wasn't having it.

February 24 2017 8:41 PM

"We as Democrats must move forward with courage, confidence and optimism, and stay focused on the elections we must win this year and next," Clinton said.

February 24 2017 7:55 PM

Activists speak out at a press conference in New York to denounce the Trump administration's assault on trans rights.

February 24 2017 4:54 PM

"We have taken the stream down after shots were reported in the area. The safety of everybody participating in our project is paramount," LaBeouf tweeted.

February 24 2017 4:25 PM

In what appears to be a political stunt, CPAC staff promptly confiscated the flags and warned attendees not to wave them.

February 24 2017 3:51 PM
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