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.

In what appears to be a political stunt, CPAC staff promptly confiscated the flags and warned attendees not to wave them.

3:51 PM

In the wake of Trump repealing transgender protections, scientist Dana Bevan is here to bust your misconceptions.

5:27 AM

It's actually not even a reversal, contends the White House press secretary.

February 23 2017 11:38 PM

They had comebacks after a far-right activist couldn't — or wouldn't — say if they should be forced to use men's restrooms.

February 23 2017 10:17 PM

The gay Silicon Valley mogul heads up a company that's long helped the NSA compile information on Americans, according to a new report.

February 23 2017 5:45 PM

The court on Thursday struck down the Arkansas city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, according to CBS News.

February 23 2017 5:10 PM

David Kilmnick of the LGBT Network held a press conference Thursday allowing trans youth to speak about the rescinding of transgender bathroom rights in schools.

February 23 2017 4:28 PM
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