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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.

Gov. Rick Snyder says he'd veto such a bill unless it's accompanied by one banning discrimination against LGBT Michiganders.

April 03 2015 5:37 PM

Actors James Van Der Beek and Anna Camp show exactly what Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act looks like in action.

April 03 2015 4:18 PM

After the Arkansas senator said gay Americans should be grateful they don't live in Iran, the fierce LGBT ally let loose her Twitter legion.

April 03 2015 1:27 PM

After a week of intense criticism, the Indiana governor signed an amendment that he said will 'clarify' the intent of his state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 02 2015 7:54 PM

Officials with the schools competing in this weekend's NCAA finals are speaking out on Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 02 2015 5:57 PM

Lawmakers rushed through a revised bill claiming to protect religious freedom, which Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed this afternoon.

April 02 2015 5:16 PM Updated

Georgia's discriminatory 'religious freedom' bill may die when the legislature adjourns tonight, but some businesspeople would like to see it passed.

April 02 2015 4:34 PM