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 nation's largest state will not abide by discrimination, Assemblyman Evan Low writes.

April 10 2017 5:08 AM

Ed Murray has been a crusader for LGBT rights but is now mired in a sex abuse scandal dating to the '80s.

April 08 2017 6:42 PM

The president has claimed he's a friend to LGBT people, but Bachmann claims God has other plans.

April 08 2017 12:48 PM

Over 16 percent of LGBT voters are supporting Marine Le Pen, who is the leader of a political party that vows to abolish same-sex marriage.  

April 07 2017 9:27 PM

The disrupters in Arizona were inspired by Black Lives Matter's action at Toronto Pride.

April 07 2017 5:07 PM

In her first interview since her electoral vote loss, the former Secretary of State said that hatred and distrust of women played a role in the election and that she plans on addressing the issue.

April 07 2017 4:35 PM

Conservative justice Neil Gorsuch — who's shown animosity to women's rights and ambivalence, at best, to LGBT rights — is now expected to serve for at least three decades on the high court.

April 07 2017 2:01 PM
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