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 council member behind the measure says it's clear the city's not ready, but he will bring it up again later.

February 14 2016 8:23 PM

Most of the candidates said the next president, not Obama, should appoint Antonin Scalia's successor. They also had some notable fights among themselves.

February 14 2016 1:35 AM

Obama eulogizes the conservative justice but makes clear he will nominate a successor, no matter what Republicans say.

February 13 2016 10:17 PM

Ted Cruz, Evan Wolfson, and more weigh in, with some snark coming from Glenn Greenwald.
 

February 13 2016 7:19 PM

Scalia, one of the most antigay justices on the Supreme Court, was found dead at a Texas resort.

February 13 2016 5:39 PM

The bill would allow businesses and individuals to cite religious beliefs as an excuse to ignore state or local laws, including those banning anti-LGBT discrimination.

February 13 2016 4:01 PM

If confirmed, Maite Oronoz Rodríguez would be the first openly LGBT chief justice in the U.S.

February 13 2016 2:11 PM
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