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.

Some see Donald Trump as a petulant child, and that's just how these children portray him. 

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Meanwhile, reporters at right-wing media outlets are filming Democratic convention attendees using the all-gender restroom in Philadelphia. 

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Bernie Sanders has put his support behind Clinton, but many of his vocal supporters at the convention are refusing to follow suit.

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Philadelphia resident Barbara Gittings helped remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders.

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"The issues a president faces are not black and white, and cannot be boiled down into 140 characters," said the First Lady.

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The senator from Massachusetts said the GOP nominee is "a man who cares only for himself, every minute of every day."

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