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.

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

In the wake of North Carolina's bathroom bigotry, scaring opponents with images of trans men in women's rooms may not be the quick fix we need.
 

March 29 2016 6:46 AM

The Democratic front-runner hails the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage as a key ruling that voters will want upheld as she campaigns in advance of next week's Wisconsin primary.

March 29 2016 12:53 AM

John Bel Edwards says he will soon repeal Bobby Jindal's Marriage and Conscience Order, which allows for antigay discrimination.

March 28 2016 9:35 PM
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