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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 legendary pop star opened up about why she didn't cancel to protest the state's anti-LGBT law like so many other musicians.

May 06 2016 12:46 PM

A scrappy young organization called the Campaign for Southern Equality is beating back the intolerance spewing from the nation's most conservative region.

May 06 2016 6:12 AM

Even with the Department of Justice threatening to withold billions in federal funding if parts of HB 2 aren't repealed, state leaders say they refuse to make changes by the Monday deadline.

May 05 2016 2:24 PM

Here's what could happen if North Carolina lawmakers and Governor Pat McCrory continue to ignore a threat by the U.S. Department of Justice to pull federal funding.

May 05 2016 10:11 AM

The Democratic presidential front-runner has set her sights on the general election. 

May 05 2016 9:41 AM

Washington is not usually a model for the rest of the country, but that's not true when it comes to LGBT youth suicide.

May 05 2016 6:05 AM
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