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.

GetEqual leaders directly confronted hate leader Tony Perkins, holding his feet to the fire for LGBT murders and suicides.

June 22 2016 1:57 PM

Donald Trump is trying to separate Hillary Clinton from her base of minority voters and women.

June 22 2016 1:48 PM Updated

C-SPAN cameras are not allowed to show the sit-in, so Democrats have started streaming the protest live using Periscope and Facebook. 

June 22 2016 1:24 PM Updated

Are you LGBT and supporting Donald Trump for president? Corey Johnson wants you to rethink that.

June 22 2016 11:57 AM

The antigay Kentucky county clerk claims a new law gives her all the "religious accommodation" she ever desired.

June 21 2016 8:28 PM Updated

A young British man has admitted that he tried to grab the gun of a police officer in an attempt to kill the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.

June 21 2016 7:26 PM

New York is poised to become the first U.S. city to provide free menstrual products in a variety of settings. 

June 21 2016 6:21 PM
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