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 president's legacy will include designating the first LGBT monument.

June 25 2016 6:00 AM

The candidate gave a simple "yes" when asked if he plans to vote for Clinton in November.

8:51 PM

Hungry politicians ordered food during their sit-in for gun control, but did it need to come from a chain run by a homophobe?

3:31 PM

Stonewall's designation as a national monument comes less than two weeks after tragedy.

12:46 PM Updated

Rep. Jared Huffman called the decision an affront to victims of gun violence everywhere.

10:45 AM

Donald Trump says that as a businessman he had to be bipartisan. That could be what Cook is doing.

June 23 2016 8:28 PM

Activists rallied Wednesday for repeal, while the Charlotte public schools make a trans-inclusive move.

June 23 2016 5:38 PM Updated
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