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.

The famed civil rights leader says, "We must look out for each other."

June 23 2016 1:51 PM Updated

House Democrats ended their gun control protest Thursday morning.

June 23 2016 1:06 PM Updated

A new documentary shows how the final fight was won in the decades-long marriage equality battle. Watch part of it here.

June 23 2016 7:12 AM

"He’s going after me personally because he has no answers on the substance," said the presumptive Democratic nominee of her Republican opponent.

June 22 2016 11:55 PM

The failed presidential candidate had said earlier that the Orlando tragedy was a factor in his consideration of a second Senate term.

June 22 2016 3:26 PM Updated

GetEqual leaders directly confronted hate leader Tony Perkins, holding his feet to the fire for LGBT murders and suicides.

June 22 2016 1:57 PM
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