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.

Was Creating Change 2016 really more volatile than in years past, or was that frustration simply the result of a movement trying to find its footing after symbolic, but limited, victories? 

February 01 2016 6:31 AM Updated

A New York Times article insinuated that overseas LGBT advocacy has done more harm than good. That's not quite the truth, says Shawn Gaylord of Human Rights First.

February 01 2016 6:10 AM

Caucus day, Iowa's big moment to shine, is here. We tossed some Hawkeye-related questions at Donna Red Wing, the head of Iowa's LGBT organization, to mark the occasion. 

February 01 2016 5:31 AM

The Republican frontrunner says he will install Supreme Court justices who could change last year's ruling legalizing marriage equality.

January 31 2016 6:32 PM

Advocates for immigration reform say recent U.S. raids and deportations need to resonante with LGBT people.

January 30 2016 2:20 PM

The most prestigious publication in the nation says it's with her.

January 30 2016 1:44 PM

She was actually speaking against a federal marriage ban during a 2004 speech on the Senate floor.

January 30 2016 1:22 PM
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