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.

She's only two and a half, but gay dad Brian Andersen is still traumatized by his child's warm feelings for the presidential candidate.

August 16 2016 5:29 AM

Gays Against Guns staged a die-in in the Manhattan offices of BlackRock to protest its "gunstocks."

August 15 2016 8:47 PM

Because in the face of violent hatred, no one should have to walk alone. 

August 15 2016 4:59 PM

His new "extreme vetting" would add an ideological test to his already proposed religious test.

August 15 2016 4:13 PM Updated

Our mental and physical health can’t afford a Trump presidency, argues Boston-area LGBT public health advocate D.A. Steward.

August 15 2016 1:51 PM

The founders of the Los Angeles chapter of Gays Against Guns were active in the fight against AIDS as members of ACT UP, and they are now channeling that energy into the movement for gun control.

August 15 2016 5:22 AM
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