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.

Even though she is on the record liking Ted Cruz more than any other candidate for president, Jenner is speaking out against laws that restrict people like her from using the appropriate restroom.

April 22 2016 9:04 PM

Chad Dickerson joins two local LGBT organizations to raise money to fight the anti-LGBT law.

April 22 2016 4:52 PM

Trump added a catch to his view that transgender people should be able to use the bathroom of their choice.

April 22 2016 1:25 PM

President Obama reassured travelers that they are welcome in the "beautiful states" of Mississippi and North Carolina. 

April 22 2016 1:12 PM

In going after Donald Trump for his statement opposing North Carolina's HB 2, the U.S. senator from Texas perpetuates the myth that transgender women are men and could be predators.

April 22 2016 10:31 AM

James Van Kuilenburg was draped in a transgender pride flag when he was escorted out of the event. 

April 22 2016 8:16 AM

The public may only care about trans issues when it involves running water, but at least people are starting to pay attention to our lives.

April 22 2016 5:52 AM
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