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.

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

Some see Donald Trump as a petulant child, and that's just how these children portray him. 

July 26 2016 6:42 PM

Meanwhile, reporters at right-wing media outlets are filming Democratic convention attendees using the all-gender restroom in Philadelphia. 

July 26 2016 5:14 PM

Bernie Sanders has put his support behind Clinton, but many of his vocal supporters at the convention are refusing to follow suit.

July 26 2016 4:19 PM

Philadelphia resident Barbara Gittings helped remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders.

July 26 2016 4:01 PM

"The issues a president faces are not black and white, and cannot be boiled down into 140 characters," said the First Lady.

July 26 2016 2:49 PM
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