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.

The president was on Twitter on Saturday to respond to the thousands of counter-protesters who showed up at a conservative "free speech" rally held on Boston Common. The number of counter-protesters dwarfed the protesters.

1:06 AM

The White House said Trump and the first lady have backed out of attending the annual Washington event.

August 19 2017 1:38 PM

When the entire council on arts resigned in protest, it hid another message in the text.

August 19 2017 1:17 PM

Anchor Brooke Baldwin tried to list everything that's happened but had to stop for a breather.

August 19 2017 12:27 PM

The 30 Rock star returned to "Weekend Update" to tackle politics and coin the hashtag "sheetcaking."

August 18 2017 1:47 PM

Although Trump has embraced the racist rhetoric that Stephen Bannon peddled at Breitbart, the divisive pair call it quits.

August 18 2017 12:55 PM

Brandon Studler is spending the next year working for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. In the first of a series, Studler describes how he gathers the strength to fight the Trump administration.

August 18 2017 5:42 AM
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