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.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does cover sexual orientation discrimination, the Seventh Circuit rules, making it the highest court to arrive at this determination. 

April 04 2017 8:16 PM

The study also found these young people face more violence.

April 04 2017 8:08 PM

The group formed to fight indifference and opposition to proper care for people living with HIV and AIDS in 1987 is rededicating itself to fighting President Donald Trump's policies.

April 04 2017 5:52 PM

Mayors and City Council members in Los Angeles and elsewhere condemn the compromise. 

April 04 2017 5:43 PM

Justice Minister Stephanie Vallée has announced the creation of Quebec's Fight Against Homophobia program, according to Pink News.

April 04 2017 2:41 PM

Jones (left), a Trump ally, calls Schiff a"fairy" and threatens him with physical violence.

April 04 2017 2:39 PM

The group behind the protest is asking Phoenix Pride to use its power and influence to assist undocumented LGBT people who are held in detention centers. 

April 03 2017 8:40 PM
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