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.

Cruz's antigay rhetoric is nowhere to be found while visiting with wealthy gays — who he's now using to burnish his resume as a "big tent Republican."

April 24 2015 12:20 PM Updated

Arizona's infamous anti-immigrant law was signed into law on April 23, 2010 and ought to be a warning about legalized discrimination.

April 24 2015 9:10 AM

The leaders of HRC and NCTE warn that the wave of proposed transgender bias bills, more than 100, is insidious.

April 24 2015 8:30 AM

Loretta Lynch is finally confirmed by the Senate as Eric Holder's replacement. The Advocate spoke with the outgoing attorney general on marriage equality, the progressive agenda, and the future of civil rights.

April 24 2015 4:00 AM

The far-right Iowa Republican congressman has introduced a bill to strip federal courts of jurisdiction in marriage cases.

April 23 2015 5:33 PM

The Louisiana governor and possible presidential candidate says corporate 'bullying' led to changes in such laws in Indiana and Arkansas.

April 23 2015 4:52 PM
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