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.

After their war of words, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted that the Justice made "very dumb political statements about me. Her mind is shot - resign!"

July 13 2016 3:16 PM

Talking about racism on Grindr is apparently grounds for losing your university's funding.

July 13 2016 10:38 AM

The First Amendment Defense Act would make second-class citizens of LGBT people and others, the marriage equality plaintiff tells a House committee.

July 13 2016 6:04 AM

Colbert contends the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is less than honest.

July 12 2016 6:57 PM

Donald Trump has a new enemy in Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

July 12 2016 6:07 PM Updated

Freedom for All Americans charts the interlocking relationships of anti-LGBT groups, and Liberty Counsel protests, especially against conservative LGBT rights supporter Paul Singer.

July 12 2016 4:46 PM
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