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 president's deft repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" set the stage for a remarkable string of LGBT wins, writes Don't Tell Me to Wait author Kerry Eleveld.

June 06 2016 6:07 AM

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primaries in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. 

June 06 2016 12:42 AM

Senator Clinton celebrated how far LGBT rights have come in the U.S. in an op-ed for CNN.

June 05 2016 2:39 PM

Oil is spilling into a nearby river after a train derailment.

June 05 2016 12:10 PM

During a rally, he actually pointed and said, "Look at my African-American over here."

June 04 2016 6:22 PM

Trump likes to quote Ali but didn't seem to realize his religion.

June 04 2016 2:26 PM

Hackers managed to use road signs to warn about the future ahead.

June 04 2016 1:35 PM
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