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 court battle between the state government of North Carolina and the Obama Administration might be the catalyst for a sweeping decision benefitting all trans Americans.

May 10 2016 10:59 PM

The businessman inches closer to clinching the nomination.

May 10 2016 8:02 PM

The Vermont senator has won the contest, following his win in Indiana last week, and given the LGBT rights movement a shout-out in his victory speech.

May 10 2016 7:46 PM Updated

The activist tells Stephen Colbert that attacking the presidential candidate for not endorsing marriage equality earlier is a fool's game.

May 10 2016 3:53 PM

He's left the ring and is about to be crowned the victor of a new, powerful political office, despite his rampant homophobia.

May 10 2016 12:59 PM

For many North Carolinians, the bathroom battle being waged is out of character with the state they know and love.

May 10 2016 12:47 PM
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