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.

Trump had fooled some voters during the campaign into believing he was a friend to LGBT people. He isn't.

July 26 2017 9:50 AM

The truth is that most Americans are centrist, writes Amanda Kerri, and we can't risk the Republicans holding on to power.

July 26 2017 5:02 AM

One bill to ban such coverage failed, but sources say Pence is renewing the effort.

July 25 2017 10:48 PM

Comedian Randy Rainbow has kept us sane through the election and now during its horrifying aftermath. Here's a listing of his best work.

July 24 2017 8:17 PM

Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas apparently doesn't know that Alaska is not in the Northeast. 

July 24 2017 7:38 PM

The New Jersey governor signs two trans-inclusive bills into law, which reverses course from his previous actions on trans rights.

July 24 2017 3:56 PM
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