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 Oregon Senate today followed the House in passing a bill banning the practice, which Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign into law.

May 07 2015 5:35 PM

In a hilarious 'game,' Jon Stewart points up the hypocrisy of antigay Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

May 07 2015 2:45 PM

As if being just 18 weren't enough of a challenge, Luke Holland of Birmingham decided to come out in the middle of his election campaign.

May 07 2015 5:00 AM

The retired surgeon running for president claims the chief executive doesn't have to recognize judicial rulings — showing he lacks an understanding of the U.S. Constitution.

5:11 PM

On The Daily Show Tuesday, Jon Stewart hilariously let viewers know that a few recently announced Republican presidential candidates have no chance of winning.

3:43 PM

More than 60 percent are just fine with the idea of a gay person running for president.

3:36 PM

A bill that would allow Lone Star State clergy to refuse to marry same-sex couples gave fiery pastors an opportunity to preach in the state house against marriage equality.

May 05 2015 2:58 PM
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