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.

Johnny Depp threatened Donald Trump. Naturally, Trump Jr. further victimized Depp's ex. 

June 26 2017 8:33 PM

The venue's owner discovered that the event was not a Pride celebration but rather a release of Dangerous, the alt-right provocateur's self-published book.

June 26 2017 6:57 PM

With today's Arkansas ruling, there have now been five pro-equality Supreme Court decisions issued on this date.

June 26 2017 5:42 PM

Trump's first Supreme Court pick dissents from a pro-LGBT ruling and takes further right-wing stances on the travel ban and gun rights.

June 26 2017 2:55 PM

The justices marked the two-year anniversary of their Obergefell ruling with a summary ruling that repeatedly cited it.

June 26 2017 11:30 AM

A Colorado baker says the Constitution gives him the right to deny service to a same-sex couple getting married.

June 26 2017 10:51 AM

Kristopher Sharp, an out survivor of the foster care system in Texas, says a new Lone Star law places bigotry over kids' lives.

June 26 2017 5:32 AM
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