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.

Filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors such as Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and more speak out against anti-LGBT legislation.

April 29 2016 7:47 PM

Police in riot gear faced down anti-Trump demonstrators tossing eggs, locked arm in arm and some even topless. The protest forced a detour for the Republican frontrunner.

April 29 2016 6:30 PM

A House committee is using the defense bill to pass "religious exemptions" for federal contractors.

April 29 2016 5:16 PM

More than 20 demonstrators were arrested and five police cars were damaged in a melee that resulted when Trump supporters clashed with protesters.

April 29 2016 3:02 PM

In a previous campaign ad, GOP Congressional hopeful Kay Daly threatened to shoot her opponent.

April 29 2016 11:49 AM

The Fox News anchor challenges the governor to explain why transgender people are such a threat to him. 

April 29 2016 9:58 AM

Ending our culture's obsession with what's "male" and what's "female" will be our salvation, writes Riki Wilchins. 

April 29 2016 5:03 AM
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