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Politics

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. Bruce Rauner hasn't said if he'll sign the bill, but its backers are optimistic.

May 29 2015 6:38 PM

Ian Reisner first said the dinner he hosted for Ted Cruz was not a fundraiser, but he was just caught giving money to the candidate.

May 29 2015 3:14 PM

Pastor Matthew Makela is the latest prominent antigay leader to get caught trolling for guys, but there were many like him who also fell face first out of the closet.

May 29 2015 4:00 AM

Indiana lawmakers will be doing some homework before returning to the state capitol next year, but LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination law isn't one of the assigned subjects.

May 28 2015 10:23 PM

One of Alabama's most famous gay natives, Apple CEO Tim Cook, had urged the state to adopt such protections, but the bill is moved to the trash for now.

May 28 2015 7:59 PM

The late-night comedy great thinks the 2016 presidential candidate's views on antigay 'religious freedom' laws don't hold up under scrutiny.

May 28 2015 6:04 PM

The Republican governor of North Carolina says he will not sign a partisan bill to give magistrates and clerks the right to refuse to perform same sex marriages or issue marriage licenses to gays and lesbians.

May 28 2015 5:06 PM
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