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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.

'Discrimination based on an individual's sexual orientation is not acceptable,' says Gov. Jack Dalrymple, a Republican.

April 06 2015 4:51 PM

The national outcry over antigay 'religious discrimination' bills isn't deterring Rep. Mike Johnson.

April 06 2015 2:15 PM

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
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