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.

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination Tuesday night, but some newspapers would lead you to believe it was Bill Clinton's historic moment, not hers.

July 27 2016 7:06 PM

We asked the Victory Fund — which helps elect LGBT people to office — about the folks running for mayor this year. Here are five to keep an eye on:

July 27 2016 5:05 PM

One writer even referred to them as "rape rooms."

July 27 2016 1:00 PM

Rachel Maddow criticized it as "shocking and weird" to repeatedly call Hillary Clinton "a girl."

July 27 2016 11:58 AM

The first lady sees a future that's different from Republcan nominee Donald Trump's doomsday forecast. She says she's with Hillary Clinton for the kids. 

July 27 2016 10:51 AM
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