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.

During an interview with Cosmopolitan, Ivanka Trump explained that the policy is just for women.

September 15 2016 1:45 PM

King made the statement while saying Donald Trump's child-care plan should promote "natural" families — that is, those headed by heterosexual couples.

September 14 2016 10:15 PM

The Democratic vice-presidential nominee had predicted the church will eventually embrace marriage equality; guess again, says his bishop.

September 14 2016 8:33 PM

A meme shared by Donald Trump's son is getting criticized for being yet another example of the campaign's alliance with the alt-right movement.

September 14 2016 7:24 PM

Here’s why a bill that would let citizens vote on marriage equality is a bad idea.

September 14 2016 5:24 PM

After getting punched in the face as she protested at a Trump rally in Asheville, N.C., Shirley Teter was helped back up and resumed protesting, with her oxygen tank.

September 14 2016 2:50 PM

A transgender man is suing the Republican vice-presidential nominee for refusing to let him legally change his name.

September 13 2016 3:53 PM
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