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.

They had comebacks after a far-right activist couldn't — or wouldn't — say if they should be forced to use men's restrooms.

February 23 2017 10:17 PM

The gay Silicon Valley mogul heads up a company that's long helped the NSA compile information on Americans, according to a new report.

February 23 2017 5:45 PM

The court on Thursday struck down the Arkansas city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, according to CBS News.

February 23 2017 5:10 PM

David Kilmnick of the LGBT Network held a press conference Thursday allowing trans youth to speak about the rescinding of transgender bathroom rights in schools.

February 23 2017 4:28 PM

Elizabeth Warren has called Trump a thin-skinned bully, and he really appears to be. The more he's trolled, the more miserable he may make his staff — and they may fight back. 

February 23 2017 3:37 PM

The teen who sang the national anthem for President Trump is now hoping he will listen to her voice once again. 

February 23 2017 2:40 PM
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