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.

From Chevy Chase as a clumsy Gerald Ford to Kate McKinnon as an eager Hillary Clinton, SNL has shaped the way Americans view our presidential candidates.

July 29 2016 1:36 PM

"It was the most regressive, least inclusive platform in modern political history," said the former First Daughter.

July 29 2016 12:59 PM

Activists hope to utilize groups like the Human Rights Campaign to help end police violence against African-Americans.

July 29 2016 6:14 AM

Our favorite tweeters weighed in on Hillary Clinton's historic speech at the Democratic National Convention.

July 29 2016 1:53 AM

The line of the night: “A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.”

July 29 2016 1:43 AM

The Democratic nominee vowed to build a stronger economy, corporate reform, more jobs with rising wages, a higher minimum wage, common-sense gun and criminal justice reforms. 

July 29 2016 12:24 AM

"Love trumps hate," declared the Democratic nominee at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

July 28 2016 11:44 PM
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