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 influential White House correspondent Glenn Thrush will be the subject of an investigation.

November 20 2017 4:08 PM

It's a rather surprising move, considering the Trump administration's hostility to trans rights.

November 20 2017 2:20 PM

In a country where being gay can land you in jail, activists discuss their experiences.

November 20 2017 1:57 PM

The senator is under fire for allegedly groping another woman.

November 20 2017 1:51 PM

The candidate for U.S. Senate faced a rare front-page condemnation by local newspaper editors.

November 19 2017 1:28 PM

The Missouri senator was visibly angry at the Republican ruse, telling her Utah colleague he's benefiting corporations at the expense of lower- and middle-class people.

November 17 2017 4:55 PM
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