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.

Campbell could become the sole openly LGBT female state representative in the Tar Heel state.

November 03 2016 5:01 PM

Kate Brown has already made history as the first LGBT female governor and the first bisexual, but now she's hoping to be elected to finish what she started. 

November 03 2016 3:51 PM

Not everyone in the Sunshine State believe climate change is real. Jennifer Webb is definitely not one of those people.

November 03 2016 3:15 PM

Robocalls had attacked Evan McMullin in part because his mother is married to a woman.

November 03 2016 2:38 PM

This Broward County lawyer is hoping to defeat a climate-denying, Trump-supporting Republican for a seat on the state House of Representatives.

November 03 2016 2:10 PM

A forum on HB 2 was held Wednesday night in the face of Republican opposition.

November 03 2016 10:09 AM

It’s a natural impulse for outsiders—like we in the queer community—to reject the mainstream candidates and lodge a protest vote. But in this election, we must think strategically.

November 03 2016 5:50 AM
1