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.

A new AP investigation finds the whistle-blowing site has shared data that may endanger private citizens; founder Julian Assange calls the report "recycled news."

August 23 2016 9:48 PM

“This con man is your front man, and now you have to decide whether or not you’re going to follow that,” out New York Times columnist Charles Blow tells a Trump supporter on CNN.

August 23 2016 5:01 PM

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore's early end leaves us with an advocate-shaped hole in our late-night talk show hearts.

August 23 2016 4:32 PM

Gerry Realin helped pull 49 bodies out of the club June 12. That night has haunted him and made him unable to work.

August 23 2016 11:55 AM

More than two years after the mayor of Latta, S.C. fired her as police chief because she's a lesbian, Crystal Moore is back and running for sheriff. 

August 23 2016 12:09 AM

Guns to guard against supposed restroom predators and deporting immigrants in portable toilets are some of the made-up ideas floated to real Trump fans. 

August 22 2016 8:42 PM
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