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 antigay Kentucky county clerk claims a new law gives her all the "religious accommodation" she ever desired.

June 21 2016 8:28 PM Updated

A young British man has admitted that he tried to grab the gun of a police officer in an attempt to kill the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.

June 21 2016 7:26 PM

New York is poised to become the first U.S. city to provide free menstrual products in a variety of settings. 

June 21 2016 6:21 PM

During Pride Month, the council recognized students from the Earth School for their fight for LGBT rights. 

June 21 2016 6:02 PM

Rand Paul voted against stopping terrorists from getting guns. Will it matter in his reelection?

June 21 2016 2:53 PM

 “When I said that if, within the Orlando club, you had some people with guns, I was obviously talking about additional guards or employees,” said Trump.

June 21 2016 1:01 PM
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