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.

Rubio tells a New Hampshire resident that if he wants marriage equality, he should get the legislature to enact it — which the state's legislature did, seven years ago. 

7:38 PM

Bucking tradition, Sunshine State Rep. Holly Raschein and other members of her party have come out in favor of protecting LGBT people from discrimination.

4:45 PM

The legislation, which would impose harsher penalties for crimes spurred by prejudice, will soon be debated by the Indiana House of Representatives.

2:53 PM

The U.S. senator from Florida is being hounded by accusations of being robotic and repetitive, not to mention overly thirsty. 

9:11 AM

State Sen. David Omdahl of Sioux Falls, South Dakota called transgender students "twisted."

February 07 2016 2:20 PM

The Republican presidential candidate got the night's only question on LGBT issues during the ABC News debate.

February 07 2016 2:45 AM

Andrew Cuomo's new set of regulations will limit availability of the so-called therapy immediately.

February 06 2016 6:27 PM
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