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.

Men's rights activist Rep. Robert Fisher has been asked to resign after being tied to rape denial posts.

April 26 2017 7:40 PM

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said he regrets "a poor choice of words."

April 26 2017 7:27 PM

The measure, headed to the governor, would protect the licenses of agencies even if they engage in faith-based anti-LGBT discrimination.

April 26 2017 9:55 AM

In his approximately 100 days in office, Donald Trump has changed America — for the worse. Musician Susan Surftone recounts a harrowing experience highlighting the damage he's wrought. 

April 26 2017 5:05 AM

But activists say all they've done to Mark Green is quote him.

April 25 2017 8:28 PM

Rubio blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for enabling the attacks.

April 25 2017 4:43 PM
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