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 president acknowledges the pain and fear many Americans are feeling today but calls for unity and a smooth transition.

November 09 2016 2:52 PM

We will never forget Clinton's pro-equality campaign, one that advocated for the rights of women, immigrants, people of color, and LGBT people. 

November 09 2016 2:51 PM

How do we break these chains of oppression?

November 09 2016 12:37 PM

The candidate's concession speech was part unifying and part emboldening.

November 09 2016 12:16 PM

The Democratic presidential nominee speaks for the first time since losing the election.

November 09 2016 11:18 AM

Protesters set fire to effigies of the newly elected Commander in Chief during nationwide demonstrations Wednesday morning.

November 09 2016 9:38 AM Updated

In addition to protests from New York to Seattle, demonstrators held a peaceful gathering outside the White House with songs and signs. One read: "We are better than bigotry."

November 09 2016 9:30 AM
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