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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.

One out council candidate in a major American city says a seat held by a termed-out gay legislator needs to remain in LGBT hands.

February 03 2015 6:00 AM

The potential presidential candidate says he can oppose marriage equality and have gay friends — it's like being a teetotaler who's friends with drinkers.

February 02 2015 3:17 PM

There's a secret in the federal blood donation policy: it treats all transgender people — male or female — like they're gay or bisexual men.

February 02 2015 6:00 AM

As the #BlackLivesMatter movement forges ahead, white LGBT people don't have to sit on the sidelines.

February 02 2015 4:00 AM

The move follows President Obama's State of the Union, which called for protecting LGBT rights as a matter of national security.

January 30 2015 12:29 PM

While invoking the same message as segregationist policy, the former Fox News host also manages to confuse Abraham Lincoln's legacy.

January 30 2015 4:00 AM
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