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 Homosexual Lobby has already dug their fabulously manicured claws into me,' Josh Derke wrote in response to an antigay group's 'Michigan Family Values Survey.'

September 30 2014 4:38 PM

Larissa Sneider may be a long shot in Wyoming, but she's willing to put up a fight.

September 30 2014 6:53 AM

Even committed progressives should understand why the Republican Party needs LGBT voters and why LGBT voters need the Republican Party.

September 30 2014 5:00 AM

In a groundbreaking move, the state takes a stand against defendants being able to use a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity as justification for murder.

September 29 2014 4:19 PM

An unlikely alliance between a group of gay and lesbian activists and striking miners makes for one of the year’s most inspiring films.

September 26 2014 6:00 AM

Holder's tenure as attorney general will be marked by his dedication to civil rights and landmark LGBT cases.

September 25 2014 1:28 PM
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