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 president's executive orders that reject refugees and restrict immigration from predominantly Muslim nations are being called "a direct assault on America’s most fundamental values."

January 28 2017 1:50 PM

Kellyanne Conway promised the anti-abortion marchers that Donald Trump and Mike Pence "stand here with you."

January 27 2017 8:33 PM

The ad was produced by Fred Karger, challenging the church's tax-exempt status because of its political activity.

January 27 2017 4:59 PM

This black queer woman doesn't often see herself in the media's images of feminism. But last week's march challenged her feelings on her place in the sisterhood.

January 27 2017 5:03 AM

President Trump says it was a mutual decision to cancel the first visit of Mexico's president to the White House since his inauguration. But that's not how it played out on Twitter. 

January 26 2017 9:23 PM

Covering gay Republicans, witnessing protesters twerk outside of Mike Pence's house, and interviewing queer women at the Women's March on Washington.

January 26 2017 2:36 PM

The future is female.

January 26 2017 6:25 AM
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