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.

His new "extreme vetting" would add an ideological test to his already proposed religious test.

August 15 2016 4:13 PM Updated

Our mental and physical health can’t afford a Trump presidency, argues Boston-area LGBT public health advocate D.A. Steward.

August 15 2016 1:51 PM

The founders of the Los Angeles chapter of Gays Against Guns were active in the fight against AIDS as members of ACT UP, and they are now channeling that energy into the movement for gun control.

August 15 2016 5:22 AM

The legendary actor, whose father lived openly as a gay man, compared the Republican presidential nominee to the character he famously played in Taxi Driver: Travis Bickle.

August 14 2016 1:08 PM

Signs that read "Hispanos con Trump" and "The Silent Majority Stands With Trump" are seen in the windows. 

August 14 2016 12:50 PM

The video, titled "Loved Ones," comes from the Democratic National Convention.

August 14 2016 11:09 AM
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