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.

President Obama announced federal appeals court chief justice Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

March 16 2016 10:23 AM Updated

Trump gets a key winner-take-all state and victories in three others. Marco Rubio ends his campaign, and John Kasich gets his first win.

March 15 2016 8:19 PM Updated

Clinton has won all five states that held Democratic primaries Tuesday.

March 15 2016 8:01 PM Updated

The bill, which creates special protections for faith-based objections to marriage equality, now goes on to the House for consideration. 

March 15 2016 4:58 PM

After calling Hillary Clinton a "liar," Caitlyn Jenner posts a photo of herself with the candidate on Instagram. 

March 15 2016 4:49 PM

Another day, another Ted Cruz endorsement from someone who thinks LGBT people aren’t real. This time, it’s "ex-gay" activist Linda Harvey. 

March 15 2016 3:57 PM
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