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.

Cecil Brockman was inspired to come out after hearing a drunk man make a homophobic comment about his colleague. 

November 05 2016 2:23 PM

Mae Williams said she was denied housing in a Trump apartment building.

November 04 2016 7:39 PM

With just a few days left before the election Bernie Sanders and Pharrell Williams join Clinton on the campaign trail where Sanders calls Trump out for building his campaign on bigotry.

November 04 2016 7:30 PM

An art exhibition in Mexico City doesn't hold back when displaying satirical cartoons of Donald Trump, who has wildly accused Mexico of sending rapists and drug dealers to the U.S.

November 04 2016 6:18 PM

This year is the 50th anniversary for the Black Panthers. Remember their fight for the LGBT community.

November 04 2016 3:53 PM

With days left before the election, the tributes are pouring in. 

November 04 2016 2:28 PM

Kim Davis, who attempted to prevent gay couples from acquiring marriage licenses, is being asked to cover the legal fees of the people she discriminated against. 

November 04 2016 1:28 PM
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