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 of the men reportedly screamed at the future first daughter, "Your father is ruining the country."

December 22 2016 1:30 PM

The Resistance this week: If Langston Hughes were alive today, he would tell Trump, "Let America Be America Again." 

December 22 2016 6:04 AM

Legislators fail to undo North Carolina's insidious anti-LGBT law.

December 21 2016 9:07 PM

Momentum builds for a "freedom concert" as counter-programming to the January 20 swearing-in.

December 21 2016 3:58 PM

North Carolina legislators are meeting in a special session today to reconsider the discriminatory House Bill 2, which has cost the state millions of dollars in lost revenue.

December 21 2016 2:18 PM

Data shows that many voters lost trust in Clinton after the FBI issued a letter to Congress days before the election.

December 21 2016 1:40 PM
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