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.

Mike Pence is supposed to be a fiscally minded conservative, but he nearly screwed his state over royally. He should take some cues from Apple's out CEO.

April 06 2015 6:15 AM

Luis Torres of the League of United Latin American Citizens says Indiana's antigay legislation is as insidious as Arizona's anti-Latino bill.

April 06 2015 6:00 AM

If you think non-discrimination ordinances are no longer controversial, just see what's happening in Springfield.

April 04 2015 1:57 PM

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