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.

Falwell also supports creationism and has made Islamophobic statements.

February 01 2017 3:00 PM

Half of the states allow people to be fired for being LGBT. That means millions of us still live in fear of workplace discrimination.

February 01 2017 6:18 AM

At the behest of the Canadian prime minister's office, the network took down a tweet claiming the white nationalist accused of killing six people in a Quebec mosque was actually Moroccan.

January 31 2017 10:17 PM

Gorsuch, 49, is a favorite of "religious freedom" advocates.

January 31 2017 8:10 PM Updated

Protestors gathered outside the Republican Congress gathering to give a "fantastic middle finger" to the new administration.

January 31 2017 3:08 PM

Trump had promised to overturn all of Obama's executive orders but is making an exception after pressure from LGBT activists.

January 31 2017 2:14 AM

Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Bernie Sanders joined a huge crowd of Democrats in protest of the president's refugee and travel bans.

January 30 2017 9:36 PM
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