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.

A gay Republican from New York challenged Ted Cruz on how "religious liberty" laws will affect his own marriage. 

April 18 2016 3:51 PM

Get the latest on how musicians and other celebrities are responding to North Carolina's hateful legislation, and how Republican Governor Pat McCrory is fighting back.

April 18 2016 3:42 PM

Conservative lawmakers are hearing from major corporations about the cost of bigotry.

April 18 2016 10:13 AM

After apologizing for supporting North Carolina's anti-LGBT law, Billy Richardson hopes to strike it down.

April 18 2016 9:45 AM

The band signed a petition against North Carolina's anti-LGBT law onstage and urged fans to do the same. 

April 18 2016 8:48 AM
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