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.

“You’ve got to be politically naïve if you think this is not coordinated by a very effective — a very effective — group,” McCrory told the New York Times.

April 27 2016 9:29 AM

The basketball star said his team, the Charlotte Hornets, is "opposed to discrimination in any form."

April 27 2016 9:24 AM

The world's eighth-largest economy looks ready to divest itself from the Tar Heel State.

April 27 2016 6:14 AM

Why I feel a bittersweet homesickness for Jackson

April 27 2016 5:52 AM

Was a lesbian couple’s imprisonment the matter of a bungled drug trial or homophobia?

April 27 2016 5:06 AM

Rachel Maddow is painting a new statement from Bernie Sanders as a concession.

April 26 2016 11:56 PM

Trump has made a clean sweep of five Eastern states.

April 26 2016 8:14 PM