June July 2016
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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.

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.

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.

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.

5:06 PM

This represents 'the biggest leftward shift' on any of the 19 issues covered in Gallup's Values and Beliefs Survey.

4:52 PM

He hasn't held office since 2006, but George Pataki says he's ready to be the next president of the United States.

4:31 PM

The activist is ecstatic that Laramie — the city where her son was fatally attacked — finally moved to protect its LGBT citizens, but laments inaction in other parts of Wyoming and the nation.

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