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.

Despite prior pleas for forgiveness, apologies and claims of 'misunderstandings,' the Filipino fighter is now going another round against marriage equality.

February 16 2016 5:05 AM

Regardless of what lawmakers want, Uber has its own anti-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity.

February 15 2016 7:37 PM

The council member behind the measure says it's clear the city's not ready, but he will bring it up again later.

February 14 2016 8:23 PM

Most of the candidates said the next president, not Obama, should appoint Antonin Scalia's successor. They also had some notable fights among themselves.

February 14 2016 1:35 AM

Obama eulogizes the conservative justice but makes clear he will nominate a successor, no matter what Republicans say.

February 13 2016 10:17 PM

Ted Cruz, Evan Wolfson, and more weigh in, with some snark coming from Glenn Greenwald.
 

February 13 2016 7:19 PM
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