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.

Before the Senate votes between four judicial nominees who hold very problematic views, Democratic Party Leader Patty Murray fights back against the conservative tide.

November 03 2017 1:40 PM

"Actions of and statements by Mr. Yiannopoulos have caused pain and divisiveness undermining the open and productive discourse that I had hoped to facilitate," Mercer wrote.

November 02 2017 11:15 PM

Sam Clovis has withdrawn from consideration for the position because of connections to the alleged Trump-Russia collusion, but he'll still have a senior position at the Department of Agriculture.

November 02 2017 2:26 PM

Two advertisements from Russian trolls looking to influence the 2016 presidential election seem to stoke division and sway voters from Hillary Clinton.

November 02 2017 2:00 PM

Dana gives her top three reasons to not vote for Senate candidate Roy Moore and discusses Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo with The Advocate's feminism editor, Tracy E. Gilchrist.

November 02 2017 5:02 AM

The Kenyan Film Classification Board labels Andi Mack's gay storyline as "bad content" and bans the show from airing in the country. 

November 01 2017 6:54 PM

The former Alabama chief justice and current U.S.Senate candidate is spouting more anti-LGBT vitriol, this time motivated by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's ruling.

October 31 2017 2:46 PM
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