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.

For the first time in Canadian history, a rainbow flag celebrating Pride was raised at Parliament Hill, and Justin Trudeau is the first prime minister to do it.

June 02 2016 11:42 AM

The star of I Am Cait says it's been the "best year of my life" as she marks a year since coming out on the cover of Vanity Fair.

June 02 2016 12:47 AM

A national group is challenging the new law signed by Louisiana's Gov. John Bel Edwards that classifies attacks on police officers as hate crimes.

June 02 2016 12:40 AM

Mississippi's governor believes critics underestimated his ability to stand up for his beliefs. 

June 01 2016 8:48 PM

Lawmakers will decide whether to strike the word "sons" from "O Canada." 

June 01 2016 4:00 PM

Helping Donald Trump in any way is the epitome of a scorched-earth policy, writes columnist Amanda Kerri.

June 01 2016 5:37 AM

Nashville still welcomes everyone, said Mayor Megan Barry, who expressed concern about the convention revenue lost because of Tennessee's anti-LGBT counseling legislation.

May 30 2016 3:49 PM
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