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.

Felomina Cervantes held a sign that read "Shame on You America" as she took part in one of several protests staged nationwide against President-elect Donald Trump.

November 09 2016 8:23 AM

The country that voted on Tuesday isn't the one that backed so much progress.

November 09 2016 4:58 AM

More than any other time, we need to remember our real families — and our true ideals.

November 09 2016 4:57 AM

The gay survivor of a Japanese-American internment camp shares his wisdom.

November 09 2016 3:48 AM

His message of "Make America Great Again" apparently resonated with enough voters.

November 09 2016 2:46 AM

Anxiety spread at Election Day's end, even without a winner declared by the media. Then, Trump won.

November 09 2016 2:29 AM Updated

The Human Rights Campaign is celebrating the defeat of the politician central to signing the loathed H.B. 2 in North Carolina.

November 09 2016 2:11 AM
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