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.

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee painted different pictures of the Supreme Court nominee in today's hearing.

March 20 2017 10:48 PM

LGBT advocates are sounding the alarm after the Trump administration eliminated questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. 

March 20 2017 8:21 PM

At this year's HRC gala in Los Angeles, recipients America Ferrera and Katy Perry gave extremely emotional speeches upon accepting their awards.

March 20 2017 7:30 PM

Confirmation hearings for Trump's Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch began Monday amid a dispute about his attitude toward women and maternity leave. 

March 20 2017 6:48 PM

The bisexual actor and singer says he fights for "kindness and equality" in all aspects of life.

March 20 2017 5:39 AM

Steve King is known for his anti-LGBT and anti-immigrant stances, but now, his bigoted Tweet and subsequent remarks may threaten possible revenue for the state. 

March 19 2017 6:08 PM
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