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.

Momentum builds for a "freedom concert" as counter-programming to the January 20 swearing-in.

December 21 2016 3:58 PM

North Carolina legislators are meeting in a special session today to reconsider the discriminatory House Bill 2, which has cost the state millions of dollars in lost revenue.

December 21 2016 2:18 PM

Data shows that many voters lost trust in Clinton after the FBI issued a letter to Congress days before the election.

December 21 2016 1:40 PM

The Resistance is where the next heroes of our movement will emerge. Be ready, be strong, and be vigilant, says George Takei.

December 21 2016 1:00 PM

The longtime friend of Donald Trump will not be singing at the January 20 event.

December 20 2016 3:49 PM

The president-elect used the tragedy to warn of the threat of foreign-born terrorists. Omar Mateen was a homegrown menace.

December 20 2016 1:24 PM
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