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 vice-presidential nominee and governor of Indiana endorses a law that's making life dangerous for LGBT people in his state. It must be overturned, writes Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center.

September 16 2016 6:03 AM

The gay tech billionaire and Donald Trump supporter offended many a Windy City resident this week.

September 15 2016 8:27 PM

Presidential candidates: They're just like us. 

September 15 2016 6:39 PM

"You know who came from Syria? The iPhone came from Syria Mr. Donald Trump."

September 15 2016 4:55 PM

During an interview with Cosmopolitan, Ivanka Trump explained that the policy is just for women.

September 15 2016 1:45 PM

King made the statement while saying Donald Trump's child-care plan should promote "natural" families — that is, those headed by heterosexual couples.

September 14 2016 10:15 PM
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