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 suit challenges local nondiscrimination laws and the 'fix' to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

December 12 2015 2:50 PM

The retired neurosurgeon says Donald Trump isn't the only one who'd walk if there is a brokered GOP convention next summer. But would that be good for LGBT Americans?

December 11 2015 5:58 PM

Savannah's mayor and city leaders voted unanimously to pass an LGBT-inclusive ordinance to protect current and prospective municipal workers.

December 10 2015 8:24 PM

Zander and his husband were victims of an antigay attack in November, but it's not clear if that was related to his death.

December 10 2015 6:45 PM

'The cost of homophobia and transphobia is simply colossal,' says out actor Zachary Quinto in the a new video for the U.N.'s Free & Equal campaign. 

 

December 10 2015 3:03 PM

Ted Cruz locked up the endorsement of Bob Vander Plaats, a prominent Christian conservative who is influential with Iowa's evangelical voting bloc.

December 10 2015 12:46 PM Updated

Amid public opposition, the city enacts the ban, which applies to state-licensed therapists operating within the city limits.

December 09 2015 11:48 PM
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