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 company says it will welcome trans people to use the bathrooms and fitting rooms that correspond with their gender identity.

April 20 2016 1:31 PM

 “As governor, I will uphold my oath of office to respect these court rulings,” Gov. Pat McCrory said.

April 20 2016 10:13 AM

The demographic breakdown of Trump's supporters reveals they are mostly white conservatives who did not attend college, but he also won the votes of liberals. 

April 19 2016 11:07 PM

Election analysts say the Brooklyn-born senator lost the key primary by double digits because of a series of crucial campaign miscalculations.

April 19 2016 10:50 PM

The state's Republicans hand a decisive win to the Queens native.

April 19 2016 9:07 PM

In addition to sharing the disturbingly hateful meme, the former major leaguer called transgender people and their allies "pathetic."

April 19 2016 8:55 PM

The former New York senator routs the Vermont politician.

April 19 2016 8:22 PM Updated