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 state could lose billions of dollars in federal funding for schools, highways, and housing.

April 02 2016 12:40 PM

The New York Times reports that the Obama administration is looking into whether North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT legislation makes the state ineligible for federal aid for schools, highways, housing, and more.

April 02 2016 5:55 AM

Chad Griffin, Chris Sgro, and Candis Cox-Daniels urged Gov. McCrory to repeal the state's anti-LGBT law.

April 01 2016 6:38 PM

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has not directly said whether he will sign HB 1523, which would allow businesses and individuals to deny service to LGBT people, and directly targets transgender people.

April 01 2016 11:28 AM

The response to marriage equality is being channeled into "religious freedom" bills and other underhanded acts of animus.

April 01 2016 5:11 AM
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