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.

A transgender musician on why Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams may not be right to turn their backs on North Carolina and Mississippi.

April 22 2016 5:22 AM

Gov. Charlie Baker still hasn't actually endorsed the pending public accommodations legislation, but today he gave strong indications of support.

April 21 2016 10:28 PM

The one and only presidential candidate who supports North Carolina's anti-transgender law is banking on conservatives to now abandon the frontrunner.

April 21 2016 8:39 PM

Commissioner Adam Silver says, though, that the NBA is still pursuing "constructive engagement" with state officials.

April 21 2016 6:18 PM

A federal appeals court ruled that since the governor has removed her and other county clerks' names from marriage licenses, she has not suffered irreparable harm.

April 21 2016 5:33 PM

"Evolve," the Do the Right Thing actress told states that pass anti-LGBT legislation.

April 21 2016 3:14 PM

The former vice-presidential candidate calls out ESPN for firing Curt Schilling after he posted an anti-trans meme on Facebook.

April 21 2016 2:02 PM
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