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.

An editor at a gay website reported a Republican politician in Virginia with an anti-LGBT voting record is a Grindr user, but stopped short of revealing his name. 

January 28 2016 10:01 AM

Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign released an Iowa-themed parody video of Adele's 'Hello' that'll make you want to say 'Goodbye.'

January 28 2016 8:51 AM

Longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal (pictured above) weighs in on the raucous protest that rocked the Creating Change conference in Chicago.

January 28 2016 5:55 AM

The bill, advanced by a committee to the full Senate, covers sexual orientation but not gender identity, and offers a broad exemption allowing for faith-based discrimination.

January 27 2016 10:25 PM

A new bill seeks to put an end to the controversial practice in the Aloha State.

January 27 2016 7:57 PM

There weren't supposed to be more debates until after both Iowa and New Hampshire had voted.

January 27 2016 7:16 PM
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