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.

Graduating students of Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, a historically-black university, turn their backs on their commencement speaker, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

May 10 2017 7:01 PM

A White House spokeswoman could not confirm if Trump is aware of the reports that gay and bisexual men are being detained and persecuted in Chechnya.

May 10 2017 4:14 PM

Murray, the city's first out gay mayor, has denied the allegations but says it's in the city's best interest if he doesn't run again.

May 10 2017 2:16 PM

Fifty current queer leaders tell us who their state's LGBT hero is. Who's yours?

May 10 2017 5:32 AM

Trump fires the man who some believe helped deliver him the presidency.

May 09 2017 5:59 PM Updated
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