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.

After getting punched in the face as she protested at a Trump rally in Asheville, N.C., Shirley Teter was helped back up and resumed protesting, with her oxygen tank.

September 14 2016 2:50 PM

A transgender man is suing the Republican vice-presidential nominee for refusing to let him legally change his name.

September 13 2016 3:53 PM

The first lady talked with Ellen DeGeneres about her love for the White House staff.

September 13 2016 3:13 PM

Like many Hillary Clinton supporters, writer Amanda Kerri has grown absolutely exhausted by the constant misogyny lobbed at the Democratic nominee. Maybe Hillary has too.

September 13 2016 1:48 PM

The attorney general of Florida has terrorized her state's LGBT citizens for years, but her bad reputation went national when she got into bed with Donald Trump.

September 13 2016 5:33 AM

Gay student activist vs. Chinese Government.

September 12 2016 4:48 PM

As the Black Panthers turn 50, we take a look back at how queer liberation became part of their mission.

September 12 2016 6:45 AM
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