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.

Republican Gov. Mike Pence has indicated he intends to sign the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Michigan Rep. Gary Glenn seems to think a gay journalist can't report the news objectively.

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz formally announced his presidential campaign Monday at the right-wing Liberty University.

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The initiative, which calls for shooting of 'sodomites,' has little chance of making the ballot, but the law allows its sponsor to try anyway.

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At the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards Kerry Washington called out the hypocrisy of marginalized communities turning on one another in a fiery acceptance speech.

March 22 2015 2:06 PM

Aaron Schock's rise and fall shows that even gay people still cling to gay stereotypes.

March 21 2015 11:34 AM

The bill may be on a fast track to passage, but some influential voices are registering their objections.

March 20 2015 6:38 PM