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.

Clinton scored a decisive victory in Mississippi, but Sanders edged her in Michigan.

March 08 2016 8:12 PM Updated

On the horizon is another sleepless night for Missouri Democrats intent on stopping an anti-LGBT constitutional amendment from making it to the November ballot. 

March 08 2016 7:12 PM

A Michigan lawmaker who wants to hold schools 'criminally liable' for teaching students about homosexuality endorsed Ted Cruz Monday.

March 08 2016 6:52 PM

The activist reveals to The Advocate why they asked Hillary Clinton to apologize for referring to some young men of color as 'super-predators' in the 1990s. 

March 08 2016 6:44 AM

On International Women's Day, remember how many rights women are still fighting for.

March 08 2016 6:19 AM

In opposing 'religious refusal' legislation that would enable anti-LGBT discrimination, Gov. Nathan Deal is practicing true Christianity, says Believe Out Loud's James Rowe.

March 08 2016 5:13 AM

A 2012 tax return from Donald Trump's foundation shows donations to two LGBT organizations.

March 08 2016 5:01 AM
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