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.

Comedian Randy Rainbow has kept us sane through the election and now during its horrifying aftermath. Here's a listing of his best work.

2 hours 27 min ago

Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas apparently doesn't know that Alaska is not in the Northeast. 

7:38 PM

The New Jersey governor signs two trans-inclusive bills into law, which reverses course from his previous actions on trans rights.

3:56 PM

Trump has publicly called O'Donnell a "pig" and a "loser," but he's too sensitive for her tweets. 

3:14 PM

Trystan Cotten is taking advocacy to new lengths.

6:01 AM

The U.S. congressman and civil rights hero got people talking about important issues at San Diego Comic-Con.

July 23 2017 5:08 PM

The new White House communicatons director deleted tweets that would be a "distraction."

July 23 2017 2:57 PM
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