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.

Four women explain why they prefer Donald Trump even after hearing of his misogyny and groping: "The media is lying." And, for balance, one dude mansplains it all to us. 

October 13 2016 1:27 PM

Trump's campaign continues to deny all allegations.

October 13 2016 11:43 AM

Only 99 days remain before the most LGBT-supportive president in the history of these United States leaves office. 

October 13 2016 11:37 AM

Supporters of the increasingly-insane candidate may live in echo chambers but — surprise — so do coastal queers.

October 13 2016 5:04 AM

After attacking the out journalist for moderating Sunday night's debate, homophobic social media posters still churn out venom on Twitter.  

October 12 2016 8:54 PM

Why one of America's biggest political critics is using her vote to stop Donald Trump, even if it means playing establishment politics. 

October 12 2016 5:10 PM

Republicans constantly claim trans people are a threat in public facilities, but a new report claims Donald Trump entered the dressing room of a pageant, where girls as young as 14 were getting dressed.

October 12 2016 3:27 PM
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