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.

Rich Madaleno, who kissed his husband in a campaign ad and said, "Take that, Trump," wants to lead the resistance at the state level.

June 22 2018 11:00 AM

It's hard to see life beyond the daily onslaught of horrible news. Monica Trasandes of GLAAD knows how you can lift your spirit.

June 22 2018 4:32 AM

The ceremony for Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Chasten Glezman featured some words from the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling.

June 21 2018 7:19 PM

Donald Trump essentially called a male protester in a man bun "a mama's boy" while feminizing him and criticizing his hairstyle. 

June 21 2018 4:01 PM

The out lawmaker posted a message to Instagram that is getting a lot attention.

June 21 2018 2:34 PM

The far-right congressman is pro-NRA and anti-LGBT — and he has a history of baiting Gonzalez.

June 21 2018 1:47 PM

The state's Republican party just released its platform — and it's jaw-dropping. 

June 20 2018 9:01 PM
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