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.

Everyone is oppressed by North Carolina's anti-LGBT law, says DiFranco.

April 14 2016 1:22 PM

The singer said country musicians need to take a stand for the LGBT community and oppose bigoted laws.

April 14 2016 8:48 AM

It's easy to dismiss everything below the Mason-Dixon Line. It's harder and more necessary to actually help people in this troubled part of the world.

April 14 2016 6:23 AM

The rent is out of control, and the city has stepped in to draw at least this line.

April 13 2016 9:17 PM

John Bel Edwards's executive order includes a religious exemption, however, and applies to state contractors but not other private employers.

April 13 2016 7:20 PM

The Beatles band member says, "All you need is love."

April 13 2016 5:21 PM