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 out founder of FiveThirtyEight sees some long odds on Donald Trump winning the presidency.

9:39 PM

A federal court overruled a North Dakota law that had restricted abortion decisions.

9:20 PM

Misty Snow doesn't have the usual background for a candidate to the U.S. Senate, but she isn't letting that stop her from making history. 

5:50 PM

The man had planned to grab an officer's gun during a Donald Trump rally.

1:53 PM

With their talk of the devil at work in LGBT advances, both had proved an embarrassment to the Republican Party.

June 29 2016 8:29 PM

Some worry that Brexit is a sign of rising global anti-immigration sentiments, but thankfully the United States is a nation of immigrants, Samantha Bee points out.

June 29 2016 6:56 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that dumped the Obama administration's immigration policy is sparking protest in the streets.

June 29 2016 6:37 PM
1