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.

As Transgender Awareness Month arrives, the League of Women Voters is ensuring all trans people get their say at the polls next week.

November 01 2016 6:05 AM

"White nationalist" William Johnson condemns independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin because his mother is married to a woman, and claims McMullin is gay and closeted.

November 01 2016 12:36 AM

LGBT stars and allies share their fears for marriage equality, women's rights, immigration, and more at Fred and Jason's Halloweenie.

October 31 2016 8:22 PM

The gay tech billionaire denounces "intolerance" and defends his support of Donald Trump.

October 31 2016 4:41 PM

It's an empty gesture from the Republican nominee, who opposes marriage equality and has a proudly homophobic running mate.

October 31 2016 12:51 PM

At a Sunday event, Clinton outlined her plans to address LGBT homelessness, gun violence, and the spread of HIV.

October 31 2016 11:34 AM
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