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.

Shootings and xenophobia are proliferating because the wrong people are running the country, writes the Victory Fund's Aisha Moodie-Mills.

 

June 15 2016 5:43 AM

Watch the president angrily denounce the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, then Trump tell a North Carolina rally Obama should have saved that outrage for the Orlando killer.

June 14 2016 10:28 PM

The presumptive Republican nominee for president says the former secretary of state supports an influx of millions of "unvetted immigrants" from countries with antigay laws.

June 14 2016 10:16 PM

Rep. Andy Holt refuses to change the prizes set for his “HogFest” fundraiser.

June 14 2016 11:00 AM

Writer and trans activist Hannah Simpson expands on the advice that got cheers outside the Stonewall.

June 13 2016 5:33 PM

After slamming the president's immigration policy, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton "wants to allow radical islamic terrorists to enter our country... they enslave women and they murder our gays." 

June 13 2016 4:07 PM Updated

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
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