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.

Indiana, goddam: State officials still refuse to take a positive step towards justice.

February 05 2016 5:46 AM

The atmosphere was tense at times, but still the Democratic contenders agreed on much.

February 05 2016 12:39 AM

After finishing in third place in Iowa, Rubio's benefiting from more attention, although it may not be as flattering as he would hope.

February 04 2016 4:07 PM

Denise Juneau, Montana's Superintendent of Public Instruction, is the first LGBT person in the state to run for federal office.

February 04 2016 2:36 PM

Mckesson, who is a native of the city, announced his candidacy on Wednesday.

February 04 2016 9:26 AM

When asked about what she's looking for in a potential Supreme Court justice, the Democratic frontrunner took a stand for LGBT rights.

February 03 2016 10:30 PM

The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania's resounding defeat in Iowa was apparently the death knell for his floundering bid for the White House.

February 03 2016 2:33 PM
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