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.

Conservative justice Neil Gorsuch — who's shown animosity to women's rights and ambivalence, at best, to LGBT rights — is now expected to serve for at least three decades on the high court.

April 07 2017 2:01 PM

Gorsuch's appointment comes after a historic vote Thursday to end the U.S. Senate's filibuster rule for SCOTUS nominees, according to NPR.

April 07 2017 1:59 PM

Some advertisers want the service to stop showing their commercials in front of anti-LGBT content.

April 07 2017 1:56 PM

Debate began Thursday on a bill to ban discrimination against LGBT workers in the state, but senators have adjourned for the week without a vote, according to The Associated Press.

April 07 2017 1:18 PM

Mac McGregor wants to be Seattle's first out trans councilman. His wife explains how he can make the Emerald City shine even brighter.

April 07 2017 12:48 PM

"Here I go again," the former secretary of state told Georgetown University students, "talking about research, evidence and facts."

April 06 2017 8:21 PM

With the federal appeals court deciding that Title VII protections against discrmination do apply to sexual orientation, the lesbian teacher now goes back to a trial court, three years after filing suit.

April 06 2017 5:51 PM
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