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.

A canvass confirms Biskupski's win, making her the first openly LGBT person to be elected mayor of Salt Lake City.

November 17 2015 9:22 PM

The Louisiana governor competed heavily for social conservatives with a message about 'religious freedom.'

November 17 2015 6:49 PM

There's no constitutional basis for making either a protected minority, the ultraconservative Supreme Court justice contends.

November 17 2015 5:08 PM

The Indiana legislature is meeting for Organization Day with supporters and opponents of LGBT rights holding dueling rallies at the Statehouse.

November 17 2015 3:23 PM

The Democratic presidential candidates once again showed they have a few differences with each other, but many with the Republican field.

November 15 2015 12:59 AM

In South Carolina, the Republican presidential candidate stirs up the conservative base.

November 14 2015 7:16 PM
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