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 activist tells Stephen Colbert that attacking the presidential candidate for not endorsing marriage equality earlier is a fool's game.

May 10 2016 3:53 PM

He's left the ring and is about to be crowned the victor of a new, powerful political office, despite his rampant homophobia.

May 10 2016 12:59 PM

For many North Carolinians, the bathroom battle being waged is out of character with the state they know and love.

May 10 2016 12:47 PM

We may not be the target this time, but we can empathize with being scapegoated, writes former Republican and onetime Trump acquaintance Jimmy LaSalvia.

May 10 2016 5:35 AM

One would enact a ban on state-funded travel to states with anti-LGBT laws, the other provide for gender-neutral restroom access.

May 09 2016 9:55 PM Updated

The teen heartthrob told Ellen DeGeneres he and his girlfriend Levato thought long and hard about what would be the best response to North Carolina's HB2.

May 09 2016 8:24 PM

Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper blasts Gov. Pat McCrory's latest attempt to keep the anti-LGBT law alive.

May 09 2016 7:35 PM
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