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 lawsuit seeks an injunction against the North Carolina law that regulates transgender people's bathroom use and denies LGBT people protections against discrimination.

March 28 2016 12:02 PM

Facing backlash from the business community, Nathan Deal vetoed a contentious antigay "religious freedom" bill in his state.

March 28 2016 11:05 AM Updated

Durham resident Elisa Maria Valbuena-Pfau is distraught and dismayed but unbowed. 

March 28 2016 5:52 AM

Things look bad now, but they're actually improving, writes Ben Needham of the HRC's Project One America.

March 28 2016 5:36 AM

Lindsey Horvath — who leads the LGBT-centric city sandwiched between Los Angeles and Beverly Hills — tells us why she told Donald Trump he was out of line.

March 28 2016 5:22 AM

The ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Equality NC are announcing a federal challenge to the legislation known as HB 2 on Monday.

March 27 2016 8:59 PM

Sanders bests Hillary Clinton by a wide margin in Alaska and Washington, and gives a shout-out ro marriage equality at a rally. Hawaii caucus results will be in later.

March 26 2016 6:03 PM Updated
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