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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.

State Rep. Larry Bell says a phone call from a former student opened his eyes and made him regret his vote for House Bill 2.

April 15 2016 6:11 PM

The English rockers are asking fans to sign a petition and register to vote in N.C. 

April 15 2016 5:55 PM

The mayor said the city would deny Trump's campaign a permit for a rally, should it request one.

April 15 2016 2:08 PM

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
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