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 three Democratic presidential candidates stressed familiar themes in taking audience questions a week before the Iowa caucuses.

January 26 2016 1:55 AM

The LGBT Republican group takes a strange swipe at the presidential candidate.

January 25 2016 4:03 PM

Last year's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is still having negative effects on Indiana's reputation, and with Wednesday's legislative hearing, it could get much worse.

January 25 2016 3:34 PM

Extremist minister Mike Bickle also says Hitler was doing God's work, and Oprah Winfrey is a forerunner of the Antichrist. 

January 25 2016 2:10 PM

The group gave Clinton its endorsement last week and then became an issue on the campaign trail.

January 25 2016 11:45 AM

Her historic swearing-in makes Tamara Adrián only the second transgender person to be elected national legislator in the Americas.

January 23 2016 2:56 PM

The former mayor of New York, known for his record as a staunch supporter of marriage equality, is planning to throw his hat in the ring for president.

January 23 2016 1:16 PM
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