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.

Protesters set fire to effigies of the newly elected Commander in Chief during nationwide demonstrations Wednesday morning.

November 09 2016 9:38 AM Updated

In addition to protests from New York to Seattle, demonstrators held a peaceful gathering outside the White House with songs and signs. One read: "We are better than bigotry."

November 09 2016 9:30 AM

Which Donald Trump are we to believe? The divisive one who for months has mocked, insulted and ridiculed people, or the one elected president who is now promising unity?

November 09 2016 8:53 AM

Felomina Cervantes held a sign that read "Shame on You America" as she took part in one of several protests staged nationwide against President-elect Donald Trump.

November 09 2016 8:23 AM

The country that voted on Tuesday isn't the one that backed so much progress.

November 09 2016 4:58 AM

More than any other time, we need to remember our real families — and our true ideals.

November 09 2016 4:57 AM

The gay survivor of a Japanese-American internment camp shares his wisdom.

November 09 2016 3:48 AM
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