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.

Don't be too quick to buy former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran's tale of religious persecution. 

July 20 2016 8:27 PM

Colbert get some jabs in at Mitch McConnell, Chris Christie, and of course, Donald Trump.

July 20 2016 8:15 PM

Demonstrators scuffled with police outside the Quicken Loans Arena, preventing some attendees and journalists from entering the convention.

July 20 2016 8:03 PM

That's how Indiana's governor should be introduced, according to Democratic Sen. Al Franken, when Pence addresses the Republican National Convention in prime time. His record speaks for itself.

July 20 2016 7:45 PM

We watched the barbs fly on Twitter during this Republican National Convention. 

July 20 2016 6:35 PM

The band denounced the Republican party's antigay ways and more at a Cleveland show — which left GOP conventioneers seeing red.

July 20 2016 5:06 PM Updated

The group's leader says the ad was designed to "drag the platform committee through the coals."

July 20 2016 3:57 PM
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