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.

On what would have been Milk's 85th birthday, Cleve Jones says the civil rights leader would want us to work harder for equality.

May 22 2015 4:10 AM

Perhaps Cruz should take a look at his own obsessions.

May 20 2015 9:58 PM

When lawmakers stalled a 'license to discriminate' bill advocated by the governor, Jindal took matters into his own hands and issued a sweeping executive order.

May 20 2015 2:34 PM

A legislative committee tabled the antigay bill indefinitely, but Gov. Bobby Jindal says he'll issue an executive order to accomplish its goals.

May 19 2015 5:07 PM

Two California Democrats have introduced a bill that would outlaw the use of so-called ex-gay or reparative therapy on LGBT people of all ages nationwide.

May 19 2015 3:11 PM
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