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.

A forum on HB 2 was held Wednesday night in the face of Republican opposition.

November 03 2016 10:09 AM

It’s a natural impulse for outsiders—like we in the queer community—to reject the mainstream candidates and lodge a protest vote. But in this election, we must think strategically.

November 03 2016 5:50 AM

The case for Hillary, from a former Bernie supporter.

November 03 2016 5:28 AM

This man could be the first out Latino congressman in our country's history.

November 02 2016 9:13 PM

Ecosexual activists say that finding eroticism in nature can help save the earth.

November 02 2016 9:11 PM

Tom D'Angora has spent a good portion of his life trying to elect the first female president. In his own words, D'Angora talks about the wild ride and why he's so committed to team Clinton.

November 02 2016 4:49 PM

Every November 5th, the U.K. commemorates the attempt by Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to blow up Parliament in 1605 with fireworks, a big bonfire and a burning in effigy.

November 02 2016 3:36 PM
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