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.

Under "Article 175," gay men were criminalized in post-World War II West Germany.

March 23 2017 12:47 PM

Perry claims that Bobby Brooks stole the election from another student, Robert McIntosh, who was disqualified after accusations of voter intimidation.

March 23 2017 9:31 AM

Some continue to try to paint the president as being on our side. Then how is his team worse than anything we've ever seen before?

March 23 2017 5:07 AM

Republican state Senator Ralph Shortey submits his letter of resignation after his arrest for engaging in child prostitution with a 17-year-old boy.

March 22 2017 8:05 PM

The Supreme Court nominee avoids saying much about the concept on which many civil rights rulings rest.

March 22 2017 6:26 PM
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