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 legislation, which would impose harsher penalties for crimes spurred by prejudice, will soon be debated by the Indiana House of Representatives.

February 08 2016 2:53 PM

The U.S. senator from Florida is being hounded by accusations of being robotic and repetitive, not to mention overly thirsty. 

February 08 2016 9:11 AM

State Sen. David Omdahl of Sioux Falls, South Dakota called transgender students "twisted."

February 07 2016 2:20 PM

The Republican presidential candidate got the night's only question on LGBT issues during the ABC News debate.

February 07 2016 2:45 AM

Andrew Cuomo's new set of regulations will limit availability of the so-called therapy immediately.

February 06 2016 6:27 PM

A letter from two dads might help repair trust with gay parents after her State Deparment emails suggested she wasn't always on their side.

February 06 2016 4:15 AM

Fox News anchors can't seem to agree on whether Rachel Maddow hugging Democrats is wrong. 

February 06 2016 3:04 AM
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