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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 current fight against Southern intolerance is rudderless, says longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal.

April 21 2016 5:31 AM

Nothing is stopping Democrats from uniting behind Clinton — at least not yet.

April 21 2016 3:16 AM

It's a gubernatorial election year in North Carolina, and Democrats are ramping up HB2 as an issue.

April 20 2016 1:59 PM

The singer and songwriter told Rolling Stone the North Carolina law is "obviously bullshit."

April 20 2016 1:33 PM

The company says it will welcome trans people to use the bathrooms and fitting rooms that correspond with their gender identity.

April 20 2016 1:31 PM

 “As governor, I will uphold my oath of office to respect these court rulings,” Gov. Pat McCrory said.

April 20 2016 10:13 AM
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