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 Advocate's news editor on the role of civility in the equality movement. 

July 01 2015 4:30 AM

This may be the year of the hypocrite.

July 01 2015 4:15 AM

The Wisconsin governor is calling for a constitutional amendment to let states ban same-sex marriage, saving his reputation with the far right.

June 30 2015 10:26 PM

The newest Republican presidential aspirant holds the distinction of being the only candidate to veto marriage equality.

June 30 2015 3:59 PM

Not only are a majority of Republicans against marriage equality, as Jon Stewart points out, many think it's the worst thing ever.

June 30 2015 2:56 PM

The Republican senator and presidential hopeful says he's worried about the implications for religious liberty now that same-sex marriages have nationwide government recognition.

5:16 PM

Senator Ted Cruz says he believes the Supreme Court justices who voted in favor of same-sex marriage and national health care "rewrote the Constitution."

12:56 PM Updated
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