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.

Departing U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch assured the students that the Dept. of Justice will maintain a "working group" into the next administration that focuses on LGBTQ-related civil rights.

December 13 2016 3:05 PM

Don't let America live in an alternate reality. Share a photo using hashtag #DayInLGBT.

December 13 2016 3:00 AM

Led by the Victory Institute's Aisha Moodie-Mills (pictured), politicians and officials like Senator Tammy Baldwin and Army Secretary Eric Fanning strategize ahead of January 20.

December 12 2016 9:40 PM

Latina comic Carla Valderrama spruces up the holidays with progressive new lyrics to "White Christmas."

December 12 2016 7:19 PM

Donald Trump's picks for Cabinet are incredibly anti-LGBT, in the mold of his vice president.

December 12 2016 7:07 PM

Glen Pannell wants the vice president-elect to "walk a mile in [his] short shorts."

December 12 2016 1:02 PM

We can stop Tom Price from leading the Department of Health and Human Services, writes Candace Bond-Theriault of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund.

December 12 2016 5:02 AM
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