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.

The crowd favorite says he "cannot in good conscience perform in a state where certain people are being denied rights due to their sexual orientation."

April 11 2016 8:35 AM

The university announced it will abide by the state's anti-LGBT law, requiring trans students to use bathrooms that don't match their gender identity. But how will that policy be enforced? 

April 11 2016 5:44 AM

“Can we figure out just how to get along a little bit better and respect one another?” the Ohio governor and Republican presidential hopeful asked Saturday.

April 10 2016 8:15 PM

And that’s just the projected impact in “direct visitor spending” in Nashville alone.

April 10 2016 6:57 PM

Local leaders denounced the anti-LGBT legislation as a throwback to Jim Crow-era segregation, and said they are ready to once again employ tactics that were effective to fight those unjust laws.

April 10 2016 2:45 PM

The out MSNBC anchor broke the news that two federal agencies are reviewing whether Mississippi’s anti-LGBT law will cost the state federal funding.

April 09 2016 5:54 PM