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.

The fraught phrase is usually the stuff of Republicans, but the top Democrat has her own twist.

August 11 2016 2:08 PM

In a recent segment on his HBO show, Bill Maher insisted that the fight for trans rights should be dropped until after the election. He couldn't be more wrong. 

August 10 2016 7:32 PM

The Clinton campaign is forced to disavow the support of Seddique Mateen, who appeared at a rally of hers this week.

August 10 2016 3:39 PM

Hillary Clinton's candidacy is one for history books, but some feminists would like her to further address sexual assault allegations made against Bill Clinton.

August 10 2016 5:42 AM

The protesters object to a police commission ruling that an officer did not violate department policy in the fatal shooting of a woman last year.

August 09 2016 9:54 PM

Endorsing Donald Trump, battling over control of the organization she created, alienating her family members — this is how staunch homophobe Phyllis Schlafly is spending her golden years.

August 09 2016 3:43 PM
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