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 presidential candidate met with family members of Pulse victims in Orlando, pledging to fight to ensure the "targeted" attack on the "Latino LGBT community" never happens again.

July 22 2016 4:34 PM Updated

"The terrorist on our televisions tonight was Donald Trump," said one of the queer women who cofounded Black Lives Matter after watching the Republican presidential nominee's acceptance speech. 

July 22 2016 2:26 PM

Sex workers in Cleveland are seeing an influx of new clients, according to the New York Post.

July 22 2016 11:38 AM

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
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