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.

Appearing on The O'Reilly Factor, the Republican presidential candidate said it would cost "hundreds of billions of dollars" to have gender-neutral bathrooms. 

9:51 AM

Ahead of the Washington and California primaries, emotions remain high on both sides.

7:02 AM

Frank Amedia, Donald Trump's "liaison for Christian policy," has many extremist and hateful views.

May 23 2016 9:41 PM

State lawmakers have offered to modify the anti-LGBT HB 2 if Charlotte repeals its ordinance, but it won't be on the agenda tonight.

May 23 2016 6:30 PM

Lovato sang her pop hit, "Cool For The Summer," while wearing a T-shirt that shows support for the transgender community. 

May 23 2016 9:16 AM

A political race in Houston turns homophobic and transphobic.

May 21 2016 4:04 PM
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