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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.

On CNN's New Day, Cuomo takes down right-wing activist Peter Sprigg in a discussion of the new North Carolina law.

April 04 2016 3:55 PM

Protestors gathered to sing "let us pee" within earshot of the governor to protest HB 2. 

April 04 2016 9:35 AM

Extremist antigay preacher Rafael Cruz groomed his son for the presidency since the age of 9 — and now Ted Cruz is ready to put his father's hateful views into practice.

April 04 2016 5:33 AM

Our resident Mississippi-born writer, Kit Williamson, is feeling the spirit of Nina Simone these days.

April 04 2016 5:21 AM

D.C. joins six other major cities and states banning government employees from traveling to North Carolina.

April 02 2016 8:53 PM

The state could lose billions of dollars in federal funding for schools, highways, and housing.

April 02 2016 12:40 PM

The New York Times reports that the Obama administration is looking into whether North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT legislation makes the state ineligible for federal aid for schools, highways, housing, and more.

April 02 2016 5:55 AM
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