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 House of Representatives remains under Republican control, but all the Democratic LGBT representatives were reelected.

November 09 2016 12:00 AM Updated

Stephen Skinner, an out gay member of the House of Delegates, was trying to move up to the state Senate.

November 08 2016 11:33 PM

Here's a look at the mood in the historic neighborhood as people headed to the polls.

November 08 2016 11:06 PM

Steinem is with the candidate who "absolutely stands for the whole idea of equality."

November 08 2016 10:45 PM

The race saw controversy when Republican Kirk was endorsed the the Human Rights Campaign, which revoked its backing due to his racist remark in a debate.

November 08 2016 9:01 PM
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