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.

Maine's governor says an angry voice mail was a mistake, but only because he lost his temper.

August 30 2016 7:52 PM Updated

Comics and commentators are acting as if Abedin is the one who should feel humilated by her husband's bad behavior. Sexist, much?

August 30 2016 4:52 PM Updated

South Carolina evangelical pastor Mark Burns says he will continue to speak out in favor of "unity" — and Donald Trump for president. 

August 30 2016 3:09 PM Updated

Stephen Bannon, formerly of Breitbart News, has come under fire since taking over Trump's campaign.

August 30 2016 11:02 AM

Activist Mark Segal wants the candidates to choose at least one out LGBT person for their cabinet.

August 30 2016 6:17 AM

Life for members of the LGBT communities is remarkably dangerous. Would proposed gun laws make us any safer?

August 30 2016 5:29 AM

Pastor Mark Burns, a prominent supporter of the GOP nominee, claims he tweeted the picture to protest what he called Hillary Clinton's pandering to African Americans.

August 29 2016 11:55 PM
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