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.

Stephen Bannon, formerly of Breitbart News, has come under fire since taking over Trump's campaign.

August 30 2016 11:02 AM

Activist Mark Segal wants the candidates to choose at least one out LGBT person for their cabinet.

August 30 2016 6:17 AM

Life for members of the LGBT communities is remarkably dangerous. Would proposed gun laws make us any safer?

August 30 2016 5:29 AM

Pastor Mark Burns, a prominent supporter of the GOP nominee, claims he tweeted the picture to protest what he called Hillary Clinton's pandering to African Americans.

August 29 2016 11:55 PM

The Democratic presidential nominee’s comprehensive plan calls for treating mental health care in the same fashion as preventive and medical care — especially among at-risk communities (including ours). 

August 29 2016 5:29 PM

The Drudge Report is sometimes the pulse of the right-wing, and now it's drafting headlines based on the Hillary Clinton lesbian rumor.

August 29 2016 1:47 PM Updated

Fox News and Breitbart peddled animus, and now they've given us Donald Trump.

August 29 2016 1:05 PM
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