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 president met with a group of Cuban dissidents during his historic trip to the island, including two LGBT activists.

March 23 2016 8:43 PM

House Bill 2 rescinds all local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies throughout the state.

March 23 2016 4:09 PM Updated

The state could take a major hit if Disney — which owns Marvel Comics — refuses to film in the Peach State.

March 23 2016 3:25 PM

The former Governor of Florida endorses Ted Cruz for president and calls Donald Trump "divisive." 

March 23 2016 3:20 PM

A new law allows faith-based student groups to require all members to strictly adhere to religious tenets, even if doing so violates the school's nondiscrimination policies. 

March 23 2016 2:50 PM

The former secretary of state wins Tuesday's biggest contest, while the Vermont senator tops the Utah and Idaho caucuses.

March 22 2016 9:39 PM Updated

Donald Trump has been declared the winner of Arizona's winner-take-all Republican primary, while Ted Cruz takes the Utah caucus.

March 22 2016 9:28 PM Updated
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