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.

Even though she opposed equal pay and abortion rights, thought men had the right to rape their wives, and believed "virtuous women" were immune from sexual harassment.

September 06 2016 5:18 PM Updated

The founder of the Eagle Forum spent a lifetime fighting equality for LGBT people.

September 05 2016 10:54 PM Updated

An investigation by a New York newspaper undermined one of his core arguments.

September 04 2016 9:07 PM

After a series of gay films, James Franco is director of a story about struggling for human rights.

September 04 2016 1:24 PM

The Republican presidential candidate was met with protests as he visited a black church for the first time.

September 04 2016 11:58 AM

The evangelical woman cited her sincerely held religious beliefs as reason she can beat her son with a coat hanger if she wants.

September 03 2016 9:54 AM

Look how much fun it is to raise money for homeless teens at the SkyBar on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood.

September 02 2016 7:04 PM
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