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.

One would make it easier to change the gender marker on birth certificates; the other would outlaw the use of anti-LGBT "panic" as defense against a murder charge.

June 01 2017 4:06 PM

President Trump apparently isn't issuing one, and there's no Pride reception at the White House, either.

June 01 2017 3:26 PM

The president's administration had tried rolling back protections for transgender students.

May 31 2017 5:30 PM

Sean Hannity's supporters launched a campaign to convince advertisers to pull their ads from Maddow's show after Media Matters did the same to the Fox News host.

May 31 2017 4:27 PM

Despite Kathy Griffin's public apology on social media, CNN has announced that she will no longer be hosting the New Year's Eve segment with Anderson Cooper.

May 31 2017 4:13 PM

Leo Varadkar could become Europe's second sitting openly gay leader, joining Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel.

May 30 2017 8:58 PM
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