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.

A surprising number of conservatives can be swayed on equality, according to a new survey.

5:24 AM

This week, former Vice President Joe Biden asks the LGBT community to "hold Trump accountable," Wonder Woman continues to soar, and Star Trek diversity critics are taken to task.

June 22 2017 5:39 PM

City Council members voted unanimously to rename a street after the plaintiffs in the Supreme Court case that declared same-sex marriage legal nationwide. 

June 22 2017 5:26 PM

This morning, Senate Republicans released details on their health bill, which will severely affect lower-income people, including those with HIV. The wealthy would benefit as the poor die. 

June 22 2017 4:02 PM

An appeals court lifted an injunction against the draconian "license to discriminate" law.

June 22 2017 3:10 PM

RuPaul's Drag Race contestant Shea Coulee spoke to The Advocate about what it means to be an African-American drag queen in the Trump era.
 

June 22 2017 2:22 PM

CEO Rachel B. Tiven explained the LGBT rights at stake under the Trump administration at the West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 22 2017 12:40 PM
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