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 internet takes Trump to task for criticizing a Muslim woman whose son died in Iraq.

July 31 2016 3:42 PM

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled discrimination based on sexual orientation is not covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

July 30 2016 3:32 PM

The late gay rights activist's antiwar record is at odds with the honor recently announced by the U.S. Navy.

July 29 2016 6:27 PM

The gay comedian asks who Ben Ghazi is, along with other tough questions.

July 29 2016 5:03 PM

Instead of focusing on the content of Clinton's speech, some pundits criticize the tone of her voice.

July 29 2016 1:56 PM

From Chevy Chase as a clumsy Gerald Ford to Kate McKinnon as an eager Hillary Clinton, SNL has shaped the way Americans view our presidential candidates.

July 29 2016 1:36 PM

"It was the most regressive, least inclusive platform in modern political history," said the former First Daughter.

July 29 2016 12:59 PM
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