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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.

Should big sports events leave states where it's legal to discriminate against LGBT fans and players?

March 29 2015 3:59 PM

Don't bother asking Governor Mike Pence if Indiana's new law lets businesses discriminate against LGBT people.

March 29 2015 12:30 PM

The tech company was ready to break ground on a new project but just pulled its plans.

March 28 2015 5:39 PM

Despite doom-and-gloom predictions, most Floridians don't mind having the freedom to marry.

March 28 2015 2:04 PM

It's not just Gen Con and the NCAA. Indiana is home to lots of major events — or at least, it was.

March 28 2015 1:11 PM

Indiana's only the beginning: bills to deny services to LGBTs have appeared in two dozen states under the guise of 'religious freedom.'

March 28 2015 11:05 AM

The Kentucky senator appealed to the far-right-wing of his party during a private prayer breakfast.

March 27 2015 6:49 PM