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 Republican presidential candidate told veterans he prefers 'don't ask, don't tell' and questions 'what woman wants to go out in the front line'?

December 05 2015 6:43 PM

The Republican presidential hopeful bemoaned nationwide marriage equality as 'one of the greatest threats to democracy' and blasted open trans military service as 'some left-wing social experiment.'

4:11 PM

Homeowners on Gay Drive launched a petition to change the street's name, saying their children felt embarrassed to live there. 

9:13 AM

Mark Takano urges congressional action to curb epidemic of violence.

December 03 2015 4:00 PM

Jimmy LaSalvia left the Republican Party when it seemed it would never progress on LGBT issues.

December 03 2015 1:28 PM
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