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.

CNN's New Day program pitted North Carolina Rep. Paul Stam against Human Rights Campaign attorney Sarah Warbelow on live television.

April 06 2016 7:47 PM

After the Southern state enacted a far-reaching anti-LGBT bill, governors draw a line in the sand.

April 06 2016 6:28 PM

The latest so-called "religious freedom" measure in the South could make it onerous for rural LGBT people to find mental health caregivers.

April 06 2016 5:05 PM

Visit Mississippi, where "We have an oppressive law to match our oppressive heat," says Funny or Die.

April 06 2016 8:54 AM

Rebecca Bradley won election to a full term on the state Supreme Court despite publicity about antigay comments she made in her college newspaper in the 1990s.

April 06 2016 2:34 AM

Cruz will continue giving Donald Trump a run for his money.

April 05 2016 9:50 PM Updated

Sanders bests Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin and gives a shout-out to the gay rights movement.

April 05 2016 8:01 PM Updated
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