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.

A video has surfaced online of a Phoenix city councilman who had previously supported LGBT rights, speaking out against marriage equality and transgender bathroom access. 

March 10 2016 9:24 AM

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton faced questions about supposed immigration flip-flops, Donald Trump's character, and even the possibility of indictment.

March 10 2016 2:01 AM

That's why the nation needs his son to be making Supreme Court appointments, says Rafael Cruz.

March 09 2016 8:05 PM

Why do people think transgender folks will be 'bathroom predators,' when simply using the bathroom is 'our worst nightmare,' asks Indiana trans teen Alexander Dean. 

March 09 2016 5:52 PM

Republicans were able to cut off a filibuster and advance an antigay "religious freedom" law.

March 09 2016 11:08 AM
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