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 star of Feud: Bette and Joan had some strong words for Donald Trump's advisor Kellyanne Conway. 

March 18 2017 2:20 PM

In a speech to accept a humanitarian award, the former vice president called out the Trump Administration for focusing on the wrong thing when it rescinded guidelines to protect trans kids. 

March 18 2017 1:02 PM

Enda Kenny, the Irish prime minister, met up with President Trump at a St. Patrick's Day ceremony and reminded him that the Irish were among the many immigrants that made (make) America great.

March 17 2017 9:23 PM

The man reportedly said hanging the Pride flag near the American flag was "immoral" and "disgusting."

March 17 2017 7:29 PM

Support queer stars, LGBT charities, and inclusive films this week. 

March 17 2017 6:35 PM

The congressman says his message was not racist and has support from fellow Republicans — some of whom say not so.

March 17 2017 6:00 PM Updated

Just under 200 legislators supported discriminatory bathroom bills last year. Here's why. 

March 17 2017 6:06 AM
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