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 presumptive Democratic presidential nominee spoke about the massacre in Florida at a rally in Cleveland, where Republicans meet to choose their nominee next month.

June 13 2016 2:29 PM

Patty Sheehan is Florida's first out elected official and represents the area where the shooting happened.

June 12 2016 9:04 PM

Donald Trump called on President Obama to resign. 

June 12 2016 6:40 PM

The Florida senator talks to The Advocate about what led to the attack.

June 12 2016 5:04 PM

Some politicians with antigay records appear genuinely moved.

June 12 2016 3:26 PM

The politician — proudly opposed to LGBT rights — says the message was not a statement about the Orlando massacre victims.

June 12 2016 12:58 PM

Those are just a few of the comments revealed in North Carolina Rep. Dan Bishop's emails.

June 11 2016 3:17 PM
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