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.

The attorney general nominee attempts to allay concerns.

January 11 2017 1:09 AM

In his emotional farewell address, President Obama saluted the military, the First Lady and his own accomplishments, and made mention of both transgender Americans and LGBT rights. Part 4 of 4.

January 11 2017 12:34 AM

"You have made me proud, and you have made the country proud." This is part three of four.

January 10 2017 11:42 PM

The New Jersey senator will be testifying against his colleague in an unprecedented move.

January 10 2017 11:38 PM

He credited his successes to the American people and urged political participation with "decency."

January 10 2017 11:13 PM

The president said Americans would do well to heed the advice of Atticus Finch, the central character from the great novel, "To Kill A Mockingbird:" consider things from another point of view. This is part two.

January 10 2017 10:34 PM

The nation's 44th president and its first black president opened his farewell address to the nation by saying thanks to Americans, even those who did not agree with him. This is part one of four.

January 10 2017 9:55 PM
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