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.

Cruz wins 14 delegates at the Wyoming Republican Convention after having claimed 10 at county conventions in the state.

April 16 2016 10:02 PM

"We have seen both of these states pass legislation that betray the basic rights to equal protection and self-expression that all Americans are guaranteed by the Constitution," says Mayor Eric Garcetti.

April 16 2016 4:08 PM

A decision now would deprive the NBA of leverage to push for repeal of the state's anti-LGBT law, commissioner Adam Silver says.

April 16 2016 3:28 PM

Chris Sgro, who's filling out the term of a state representative who died, says repealing the anti-LGBT House Bill 2 will be a priority.

April 16 2016 7:23 AM

A summer of shows across the state are now canceled, thanks to the anti-LGBT law.

April 15 2016 8:50 PM

State Rep. Larry Bell says a phone call from a former student opened his eyes and made him regret his vote for House Bill 2.

April 15 2016 6:11 PM
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