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.

In his final presidential press conference, he touted LGBT advances but didn't take all the credit. 

January 18 2017 4:32 PM

These mayors are uniting to pass LGBT protections in their local governments.

January 18 2017 1:24 PM

Sessions has dodged questions about his anti-LGBT record, but he would be no ally, writes antiviolence activist Emily Waters.

January 18 2017 7:36 AM

What Roy Cohn's legacy as a communist-hunter can teach us today.

January 18 2017 7:11 AM

And to strengthen everyone's resolve to fight Donald Trump, writes Laura Mandanas.

January 18 2017 4:42 AM
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