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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.

Responding to his opponent's recent Advocate op-ed urging voters to keep a San Diego city council seat LGBT, a straight politician argues that simply being gay shouldn't guarantee LGBT votes.

April 01 2015 9:00 AM

The Indiana governor claims to oppose 'discrimination' — but his definition of that word looks murky.

April 01 2015 4:00 AM

Seth Meyers does not seem to be a fan of Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

March 31 2015 8:20 PM

After the first flurry of celebrity outrage over Indiana's anti-LGBT law, the furious tweets just keep on coming.

March 31 2015 8:20 PM

The Department of Justice files its first suit challenging discrimination against a transgender person.

March 31 2015 6:56 PM

The bill got final approval from state legislators today, putting the focus on Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who has previously promised to sign the legislation.

March 31 2015 5:54 PM