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.

Harris Wofford, who represented Pennsylvania in the Senate, finds love with a man after being wed to a woman for nearly 50 years.

April 24 2016 3:52 PM

Charles Koch told ABC on Sunday that he believes if Hillary Clinton wins the nomination, she might actually be better than her Republican counterparts in the oval office if she changes some of her rhetoric.

April 24 2016 3:16 PM

Speaking in London, the president tells a British activist he's hamstrung on anti-LGBT laws thanks to the Republican-controlled Congress.

April 23 2016 4:46 PM

The lead singer for the Grammy Award-winning rock band says it was "wrong to take their tax money, turn around and then disbar them from living with their identity that they fought so hard to understand and develop".

April 23 2016 2:10 PM

Even though she is on the record liking Ted Cruz more than any other candidate for president, Jenner is speaking out against laws that restrict people like her from using the appropriate restroom.

April 22 2016 9:04 PM

Chad Dickerson joins two local LGBT organizations to raise money to fight the anti-LGBT law.

April 22 2016 4:52 PM

Trump added a catch to his view that transgender people should be able to use the bathroom of their choice.

April 22 2016 1:25 PM
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