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.

It would be amusingly ironic if it wasn't so heart-wrenchingly horrible.

October 12 2016 7:01 AM

The first question of the presidential debate on Sunday was like a warning to viewers.

October 12 2016 6:34 AM

A couple of prominent evangelicals are distancing themselves from Trump because of his recently leaked misogynist comments, but they aren't supporting Hillary Clinton — or LGBT and women's rights. 

October 11 2016 9:22 PM

Read inspiring coming-out stories from five people trying to change the world.

October 11 2016 3:27 PM Updated

The comedian digs into Trump's behavior at the debate.

October 11 2016 2:25 PM

Oh no she didn’t! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks to Yahoo’s Katie Couric about the new wave of athlete protests, and she’s not a fan.  

October 11 2016 10:56 AM

Leaked emails show damage control in action after Hillary Clinton incorrectly praised Nancy Reagan for starting a "national conversation" on AIDS.

October 11 2016 4:13 AM Updated
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