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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.

The British band decided not to cancel their sold-out Charlotte show, but to instead use the proceeds from it to start a new fund.

April 15 2016 8:42 AM

Caleb Laieski wrote an innocuous email to South Carolina legislator Mike Fair asking him to consider a ban on so-called conversion therapy. You won't believe the response.

April 15 2016 5:27 AM

The Democratic presidential candidates sparred over many issues five days before the New York primary.

April 15 2016 1:26 AM

That is, unless legislators override Gov. Bill Haslam's veto, which he announced today.

April 14 2016 8:51 PM

Fellow Grace & Frankie star, Lily Tomlin, said she's "furious" about the state's anti-LGBT law.

April 14 2016 7:40 PM

"I've made my position very clear," Nathan Deal said of anti-LGBT "religious freedom" laws. 

April 14 2016 4:19 PM
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