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.

Life for gay men in Syria, like Subhi Nahas, has become unendurable with the rise of ISIS, but things were bad long before the militants took power. 

November 11 2015 6:36 PM

A woman at the center of the Houston storm reveals why the anti-discrimination ordinance failed.

November 11 2015 3:56 PM

The disgraced former House Speaker and presidential candidate is 'delighted' that Houston voted down an antidiscrimination ordinance — and wants Congress to follow its lead.

November 11 2015 3:30 PM

Spoiler alert: If elected, Republicans would repeal everything.

November 11 2015 9:22 AM

The man who is defending the antigay Kentucky clerk in court apparently missed the irony in his call for Annise Parker to step down.

November 10 2015 9:40 PM

The Dallas city council just voted unanimously to do what Houston voters refused to: bolster nondiscrimination protections for transgender people.

November 10 2015 6:24 PM
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