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.

LGBT folks and their allies took The Tonight Show host to task for having Trump as a guest.

September 16 2016 7:41 PM

State Rep. Gerald Gay has a record of not showing up himself — but he claims he has better excuses than women do.

September 16 2016 4:01 PM

Trans military veteran Helena Vukovic continues to fight off the battlefield.

September 16 2016 2:39 PM

But if the gay tech billionaire were nominated, it would break a Trump campaign promise.

September 16 2016 2:33 PM

The vice-presidential nominee and governor of Indiana endorses a law that's making life dangerous for LGBT people in his state. It must be overturned, writes Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center.

September 16 2016 6:03 AM

The gay tech billionaire and Donald Trump supporter offended many a Windy City resident this week.

September 15 2016 8:27 PM

Presidential candidates: They're just like us. 

September 15 2016 6:39 PM
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