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.

Gay Russians gathered to speak about the importance of being out in their communities at Brighton Beach Pride.

May 22 2017 3:58 PM

Bush is sorry he was fired from Today but not sorry he was silent about Trump when it mattered.

May 22 2017 3:49 PM

A bill allowing discrimination by adoption agencies is headed to the governor, and an anti-trans "bathroom bill" likely will soon be as well.

May 22 2017 2:33 PM

Artist Robin Bell decorated Washington buildings with, among other things, a projection of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in KKK garb.

May 22 2017 1:48 PM

The recently appointed host of 1A hopes to cut through the static of the political news cycle and bring diverse perspectives to public radio. 

May 22 2017 5:41 AM

Dozens of students, some in rainbow regalia, walked out to protest his hateful policies.

May 21 2017 7:00 PM
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