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 antigay preacher and politician, who says LGBT people are hell-bound if they don't overcome their "demonic spirit," is part of Cruz's Colorado team. 

April 11 2016 11:24 PM

One of the Tennessee Republicans behind proposed legislation mandating which restrooms trans students can use has been effectively separated from women by the state House speaker.

April 11 2016 7:58 PM

One of the chief architects of North Carolina's anti-LGBT law is running for statewide office.

April 11 2016 7:54 PM

Opponents contend this could be the death knell for the bill, which would restrict transgender students' restroom use.

April 11 2016 6:16 PM

Eight transgender people from the state lay out how the law affects them.

April 11 2016 4:54 PM

This pro-LGBT video capitalizes on Hillary Clinton's famous declaration: “Gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights.”  

April 11 2016 3:33 PM

During an interview with Page Six, the Girls creator said that Hillary Clinton is campaigning against a set of odds that none of the other male candidates could even imagine.

April 11 2016 2:44 PM
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