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 step toward equality was thwarted by one vote, and that's completely unacceptable, writes congressional candidate Emily Cain.

May 27 2016 6:34 AM

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren confronted a witness who compared being transgender to thinking one is a Russian princess.

May 26 2016 8:38 PM

On Jimmy Kimmel Live! country star Paisley delivers a tuneful protest against HB 2.

May 26 2016 3:23 PM

There's another setback in the on-again, off-again, is-it-really-you drama over an invitation by the Russian president to meet the British pop star. 

May 26 2016 11:51 AM

The Cleveland convention is expected to have so many protesters, space is being set aside to keep them all in one place. 

May 26 2016 11:43 AM

Has the Republican presidential "anti-establishment" candidate been put in line by his party?

May 26 2016 10:36 AM

House Republicans voted down an energy spending measure that included an amendment that prohibited discrimination against LGBT federal contractors.

May 26 2016 10:29 AM Updated
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