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.

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

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory pushed HB 2 to protect from "government overreach." That language should sound familiar.

March 26 2016 7:51 AM

Christian conservatives are using familiar anti-LGBT tropes in their praise for North Carolina's exclusionary new law.

March 25 2016 9:34 PM

To protect "religious freedom," lawmakers attempted some last-minute modifications to another bill.

March 25 2016 7:28 PM
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