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.

A Colorado baker says the Constitution gives him the right to deny service to a same-sex couple getting married.

June 26 2017 10:51 AM

Kristopher Sharp, an out survivor of the foster care system in Texas, says a new Lone Star law places bigotry over kids' lives.

June 26 2017 5:32 AM

Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations condemned the booing as hateful.

June 26 2017 2:53 AM

The Human Rights Campaign is criticizing the Pentagon for not yet moving ahead with a permanent end to the trans military ban.

June 25 2017 1:48 PM

Also, William C. Bradford is Islamaphobic and does not believe in climate change. 

June 24 2017 8:04 PM

Cumming and PETA are calling for the release of 11 chimpanzees, including one who appeared in a film with the actor, from a Missouri facility.

June 24 2017 3:52 AM

The vice president focused on "religious freedom" and abortion in a speech to Focus on the Family.

June 23 2017 5:59 PM
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