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.

Last year's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act severely damaged the state's convention and tourism business — and lawmakers are weighing passing an even more anti-LGBT measure this year.

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The state and city elected officials are expected to throw their support behind Hillary Clinton.

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The three Democratic presidential candidates stressed familiar themes in taking audience questions a week before the Iowa caucuses.

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The LGBT Republican group takes a strange swipe at the presidential candidate.

January 25 2016 4:03 PM

Last year's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is still having negative effects on Indiana's reputation, and with Wednesday's legislative hearing, it could get much worse.

January 25 2016 3:34 PM

Extremist minister Mike Bickle also says Hitler was doing God's work, and Oprah Winfrey is a forerunner of the Antichrist. 

January 25 2016 2:10 PM