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.

Eric Fanning has passed the second-to-last hurdle to becoming the first out person to lead the Army or any branch of the U.S. miltary. But his confirmation isn't a done deal yet. 

March 10 2016 5:09 PM

President Obama met with the prime minister of Canada, and expressed pride that both countries have embraced marriage equality.

March 10 2016 5:01 PM

A video has surfaced online of a Phoenix city councilman who had previously supported LGBT rights, speaking out against marriage equality and transgender bathroom access. 

March 10 2016 9:24 AM

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton faced questions about supposed immigration flip-flops, Donald Trump's character, and even the possibility of indictment.

March 10 2016 2:01 AM

That's why the nation needs his son to be making Supreme Court appointments, says Rafael Cruz.

March 09 2016 8:05 PM
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