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.

Republican Representative Steve Scalise and several others were shot Wednesday morning at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

June 14 2017 10:55 AM

Danica Roem is the first trans person to win a Virginia state legislative primary and could be the nation's first out trans state lawmaker.

June 13 2017 10:16 PM

LGBT activists — fighting for marriage equality in the one region of the U.K. without it — gathered at Belfast City Hall to announce plans for a mass demonstration through the city on July 1.
 

June 13 2017 8:46 PM

The 8-0 ruling authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg states that a provision in federal law on how people born overseas can be eligible for U.S. citizenship violates the U.S. Constitution's equal protection guarantee.

June 13 2017 7:57 AM

The U.S. representative delivered a fiery condemnation of President Trump at the Resist March in Los Angeles.

June 12 2017 7:30 PM
1