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.

As if sneaking onto the stage at the Democratic National Convention weren't enough, Stephen Colbert sneaks in to Clinton's promotional video.

July 28 2016 9:40 PM

The GOP nominee claims to have our backs, while at the same time expressing admiration for a nation that criminalizes “gay propaganda.”

July 28 2016 9:05 PM

The right-wing Liberty Counsel is now refusing to support a bill that protects all moral convictions regarding marriage — the group wants to it specifically demean same-sex marriage. 

July 28 2016 8:20 PM

Sarah McBride, the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, talks to Dems about her support for Hillary Clinton.

July 28 2016 7:44 PM

The 25-year-old national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign delivered an impassioned address to the Democratic National Convention, the first-ever by an out trans person. 

July 28 2016 6:26 PM

The late gay activist's mention by Tim Kaine marked a milestone in the Democratic Party's embrace of LGBT equality.

July 28 2016 5:47 PM

During the Democratic National Convention, the out state legislator explains local parlance.

July 28 2016 3:52 PM
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