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.

Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the bill into law today.

May 25 2016 5:45 PM

The Democratic front-runner visited Ellen Degeneres to discuss Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. 

May 25 2016 1:33 PM Updated

What happened to Southern hospitality?

May 25 2016 5:27 AM

The video details Sanders's history on LGBT rights and shows him challenging a man who referred to "homos in the military."

May 24 2016 8:42 PM

Appearing on The O'Reilly Factor, the Republican presidential candidate said it would cost "hundreds of billions of dollars" to have gender-neutral bathrooms. 

May 24 2016 9:51 AM

Ahead of the Washington and California primaries, emotions remain high on both sides.

May 24 2016 7:02 AM
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