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.

Silicon Valley has no tolerance for anti-LGBT animus, declares a new letter signed by Apple’s Tim Cook and more than six dozen other business leaders asking North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2.

March 29 2016 8:52 PM

Anti-LGBT discrimination is costly, as the MSNBC host discusses with an ACLU representative.

March 29 2016 5:38 PM

At a rally for Bernie Sanders in Oregon, trans activist Andrea Zekis relayed her story about facing discrimination for being trans. 

March 29 2016 4:46 PM Updated

Roy Cooper issued a scathing critique of North Carolina’s transphobic law in announcing that his office will not defend House Bill 2 in court. 

March 29 2016 2:32 PM

Corey Lewandowski has been summoned to appear before a judge on May 4 to face the charge of misdemeanor battery of former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields. 

March 29 2016 12:09 PM

After passing the nation's most sweeping anti-LGBT bill, Pat McCrory isn’t budging. 

March 29 2016 9:31 AM
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