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 rent is out of control, and the city has stepped in to draw at least this line.

April 13 2016 9:17 PM

John Bel Edwards's executive order includes a religious exemption, however, and applies to state contractors but not other private employers.

April 13 2016 7:20 PM

The Beatles band member says, "All you need is love."

April 13 2016 5:21 PM

Passing an anti-LGBT bill has not been profitable for North Carolina.

April 13 2016 4:57 PM

Enjoy time off in Tennessee, where you get to “sing a sad country song about your gay friends being refused counseling services,” promises Funny or Die's latest satirical video. 

April 13 2016 2:54 PM

In 2016 women still earn an average of 78% as men. Here are nine things that can be done right now to close the wage gap with the utimate goal of finally achieving pay equality in the workplace.

April 13 2016 12:32 PM
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