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.

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

The country’s first out LGBT governor is also the first to sign a ban on conversion therapy since the White House came out against the practice last month.

May 19 2015 1:12 PM

A blood policy based on behavior, not identity, is needed.

May 19 2015 12:11 PM

Oregon’s Kate Brown and the sudden change in bisexual visibility.

May 19 2015 4:00 AM

'We need to be stalwart supporters of traditional marriage' no matter how the Supreme Court rules, Bush tells CBN's David Brody.

May 18 2015 6:08 PM
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