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 social media numbers are in now that the four-day Republican National Convention is over, and it looks to have been a dud, with only 1.6 million tweets about it.

July 22 2016 10:22 AM

In his acceptance speech, the Republican nominee talks for over an hour and tosses a scrap to LGBTs.

July 22 2016 1:40 AM Updated

The short list includes strong and middling supporters, plus an unknown quantity.

July 21 2016 8:48 PM

Donald Trump doesn't mind being called anything but bad with money, comic Jeff Ross tell Jimmy Kimmel. 

July 21 2016 6:55 PM

An SNL cast member finds that women of color are as rare at the convention as Moltres in Pokémon Go.

July 21 2016 6:00 PM

If the outlandish rhetoric from the 2016 Republican National Convention has you feeling some type of way, social media is here to save the day. 

July 21 2016 5:29 PM

Stephen Colbert tests Republican delegates on whether Trump actually said he's well-endowed or that his children smell good.

July 21 2016 4:00 PM
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