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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.

Lawmakers rushed through a revised bill claiming to protect religious freedom, which Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed this afternoon.

April 02 2015 5:16 PM Updated

Georgia's discriminatory 'religious freedom' bill may die when the legislature adjourns tonight, but some businesspeople would like to see it passed.

April 02 2015 4:34 PM

The company's CEO says Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is 'brutal, it's unfair, it's unjust, and to has to change.'

April 02 2015 3:49 PM

What the GOP field for president says about Indiana's discriminatory law gets a little murkier.

April 02 2015 12:32 PM

Trans? Need to use the bathroom? Not if the potty police in these six states have anything to do about it!

April 02 2015 5:30 AM

Conan O'Brien sat down with Indiana's Religious Freedom Czar to get all of the 'real' details behind the highly disputed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 01 2015 5:55 PM

The singer, who lives in Bloomington, Ind., urges us to respond with love.

April 01 2015 5:40 PM
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