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.

If Donald Trump is good for “the blacks,” good must not mean providing equal access to housing.

October 29 2016 3:04 AM

Halloween shops and party stores are having trouble keeping Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton masks and costumes in stock, although one of them is far more popular.

October 29 2016 1:18 AM

The attack amounts to a hate crime, according to the victim.

October 28 2016 11:45 AM

His campaign plane broke through a fence after a rough landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport on a rainy night. The Indiana governor was en route to a campaign event, which he canceled.

October 27 2016 10:47 PM

Toy store owner Ginger Glover brought a "Lyin' Hillary" doll to Donald Trump's rally Wednesday with her own special accessory: a noose around the doll's neck. 

October 27 2016 10:31 PM

Washington, D.C.'s annual 17th Street High Heel race featured stand-ins for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

October 27 2016 9:13 PM

The Democratic presidential candidate released a strategy to address the "urgent crisis" that is harming LGBT students and other young people from vulnerable populations.

October 27 2016 3:33 PM
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