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 LGBT community is fuming that the American Renewal Project is hosting its gathering — with Trump and Rubio in attendance — in the same city where 49 people were murdered at a gay nightclub weeks earlier. 

August 11 2016 4:57 PM Updated

The diva is hosting a fundraiser for the Democratic nominee next week, but until then you can be confident that her tweetstorm against Donald Trump will continue to rage.

August 11 2016 3:23 PM

The fraught phrase is usually the stuff of Republicans, but the top Democrat has her own twist.

August 11 2016 2:08 PM

In a recent segment on his HBO show, Bill Maher insisted that the fight for trans rights should be dropped until after the election. He couldn't be more wrong. 

August 10 2016 7:32 PM

The Clinton campaign is forced to disavow the support of Seddique Mateen, who appeared at a rally of hers this week.

August 10 2016 3:39 PM
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