Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.

The House-approved bill, now going to the Senate, would mean the state and cities couldn't require companies they do business with to have nondiscrimination policies.

March 22 2019 4:06 PM

Couples would fill out a form in order to marry, but it would not be called a license — in an attempt to placate officials who oppose marriage equality.

March 22 2019 2:13 PM

Secretary Clinton and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up to expose the blatant hypocrisy.

March 22 2019 2:49 AM

On Twitter, the "First Gent of South Bend" is both a proud supporter of his spouse's presidential run and a genuinely hilarious presence.

March 21 2019 4:13 PM

Delegate Eric Porterfield said if he had gay kids he'd see if they "could swim." He tells The Advocate it was a reference to Maverick.

March 21 2019 3:06 PM

Mary Mancini told county Democrats that Tennessee remained a racist state and minority candidates in many places could not win.

March 21 2019 10:55 AM

Fifth-grader Ella Briggs, who was bullied at her old school, ran on a pro-LGBTQ rights platform. 

March 20 2019 9:14 PM
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