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.

In the second day of his confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee suggests he wouldn't want to overturn those rulings.

March 21 2017 2:45 PM Updated

Our flailing president has given a huge platform to rabid homophobe and misogynist Austin Ruse.

March 21 2017 5:25 AM

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee painted different pictures of the Supreme Court nominee in today's hearing.

March 20 2017 10:48 PM

LGBT advocates are sounding the alarm after the Trump administration eliminated questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. 

March 20 2017 8:21 PM
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