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 Democratic front-runner hails the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage as a key ruling that voters will want upheld as she campaigns in advance of next week's Wisconsin primary.

March 29 2016 12:53 AM

John Bel Edwards says he will soon repeal Bobby Jindal's Marriage and Conscience Order, which allows for antigay discrimination.

March 28 2016 9:35 PM

The North Carolina law bars cities from passing inclusive antidiscrimination ordinances.

March 28 2016 5:49 PM

State Sen. Mike Crane is calling on his fellow lawmakers to meet for a special session to override the governor's veto of the antigay "religious liberty" bill.

March 28 2016 5:41 PM

Three important mayors are banning travel in reaction to a North Carolina law that allows discrimination against LGBT people.

March 28 2016 5:26 PM Updated

Stars, businesses, and public figures celebrated a victory after Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed an anti-LGBT bill in Georgia.

March 28 2016 5:01 PM

With evangelicals gunning for his firing, the U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republican is embraced by U.S. representatives, who are showing their support with the hashtag, "#ImWithWally."

March 28 2016 3:42 PM
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