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.

Hillary Clinton still holds a big lead in the delegate race for the Democratic nomination.

10:16 PM Updated

The stop-Trump battle gave Cruz a win in Kansas — another state Santorum had won — and Maine.

6:22 PM Updated

It's a 'beautiful day,' declared Mayor Bill de Blasio at New York's Irish consulate.

March 04 2016 4:20 PM

Having ended his presidential campaign, Carson will chair My Faith Votes, a group dedicated to motivating people with a 'biblical worldview' to vote.

March 04 2016 4:10 PM

The court's notoriously homophobic chief justice calls the Obergefell ruling "lawless" but says he has to abide by it.

March 04 2016 2:56 PM

In his own words, Thomas Lewis shares the story of stopping HB 1008.

March 04 2016 12:36 PM

The Democrat dancing with a rainbow says it all.

March 04 2016 12:30 PM
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