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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.

Facing backlash from the business community, Nathan Deal vetoed a contentious antigay "religious freedom" bill in his state.

11:05 AM Updated

Durham resident Elisa Maria Valbuena-Pfau is distraught and dismayed but unbowed. 

5:52 AM

Things look bad now, but they're actually improving, writes Ben Needham of the HRC's Project One America.

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.

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
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