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.

One writer even referred to them as "rape rooms."

July 27 2016 1:00 PM

Rachel Maddow criticized it as "shocking and weird" to repeatedly call Hillary Clinton "a girl."

July 27 2016 11:58 AM

The first lady sees a future that's different from Republcan nominee Donald Trump's doomsday forecast. She says she's with Hillary Clinton for the kids. 

July 27 2016 10:51 AM

Serious moments alternated with humorous ones as the Democrats officially nominated Hillary Clinton and her husband touted her change-making abilities.

July 27 2016 12:56 AM

Live from New York, Hillary Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she was nominated for president Tuesday. 

July 27 2016 12:18 AM

Bill Clinton is the first American president to endorse his wife as a presidential nominee. He did so after calling her his "best friend" and "the best darn change-maker" he's ever known.

July 27 2016 12:00 AM

Reprising his role, this time at the Democratic National Convention, Colbert, with his weasel, broke through to the podium. 

July 26 2016 7:50 PM
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