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 Republican candidate for president also promises to nominate justices to the Supreme Court who oppose marriage equality.

December 07 2015 10:57 AM

Brian Sims, Pennsylvania's first out state legislator and current candidate for Congress, doesn't understand why all gay and bi men aren't advocating for reproductive rights and pay equity.

December 07 2015 7:38 AM

The Republican presidential candidate told veterans he prefers 'don't ask, don't tell' and questions 'what woman wants to go out in the front line'?

December 05 2015 6:43 PM

The Republican presidential hopeful bemoaned nationwide marriage equality as 'one of the greatest threats to democracy' and blasted open trans military service as 'some left-wing social experiment.'

December 04 2015 4:11 PM

Homeowners on Gay Drive launched a petition to change the street's name, saying their children felt embarrassed to live there. 

December 04 2015 9:13 AM
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