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 ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Equality NC are announcing a federal challenge to the legislation known as HB 2 on Monday.

March 27 2016 8:59 PM

Sanders bests Hillary Clinton by a wide margin in Alaska and Washington, and gives a shout-out ro marriage equality at a rally. Hawaii caucus results will be in later.

March 26 2016 6:03 PM Updated

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory pushed HB 2 to protect from "government overreach." That language should sound familiar.

March 26 2016 7:51 AM

Christian conservatives are using familiar anti-LGBT tropes in their praise for North Carolina's exclusionary new law.

March 25 2016 9:34 PM

To protect "religious freedom," lawmakers attempted some last-minute modifications to another bill.

March 25 2016 7:28 PM

Come to experience ignorance and avoid gays, says Funny or Die's satirical tourism commercial.

March 25 2016 4:20 PM

"Christian bakers and florists and wedding planners will be safe under a Ted Cruz presidency," promises a new plan from the Texas senator's religious liberty council. 

March 25 2016 4:10 PM
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