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 bill would require transgender students to use facilities matching the gender they were assigned at birth.

February 16 2016 8:05 PM

A new poll says the Republican is not only the front-runner in South Carolina but has more supporters than his opponents who are opposed to immigration by gays.

February 16 2016 3:20 PM

The MSNBC host wants Republicans in the U.S. Senate to know the many implications of blocking President Obama's nomination to replace Justice Scalia.

February 16 2016 3:14 PM

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
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