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.

Editor in chief Lucas Grindley takes a lesson from how The Advocate originated at the Black Cat.

February 14 2017 7:27 PM

The Patriots' quarterback has called Trump "a friend" but has no issue if his teammates skip the visit.

February 14 2017 7:20 PM

Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and more than 100 others have signed an open letter urging Texas lawmakers to reject anti-LGBT legislation.

February 14 2017 2:27 PM

The women of SNL have surprising new roles during the Trump administration — playing men and skewering the toxic masculinity that's come to define him. 

February 13 2017 8:27 PM

Thousands of demonstrators in a dozen cities across the nation marched Monday, carrying signs and chanting "Mexico!" in a uncommon display of unity against President Donald Trump. 

February 13 2017 6:41 PM
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