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.

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order making limited changes to House Bill 2.

April 12 2016 3:32 PM

"We take our commitment to building inclusive work environments seriously," John Cryan, the chief executive of Germany's largest lender, said in a statement on Tuesday.

April 12 2016 3:18 PM

The writers stated in the eloquent letter released Monday that Mississippi "has nourished intolerance and degradation and brutality, which has looked at difference as a threat."

April 12 2016 1:17 PM

"I undermined a lifetime of fighting against those who would demonize a group of citizens to gain political advantage and to advance an unjust agenda," said Rep. Billy Richardson.

April 12 2016 10:31 AM

The bill would void the anti-LGBT discriminatory provisions in HB 1523 from taking effect.

April 12 2016 9:33 AM

The antigay preacher and politician, who says LGBT people are hell-bound if they don't overcome their "demonic spirit," is part of Cruz's Colorado team. 

April 11 2016 11:24 PM

One of the Tennessee Republicans behind proposed legislation mandating which restrooms trans students can use has been effectively separated from women by the state House speaker.

April 11 2016 7:58 PM
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