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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.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has not directly said whether he will sign HB 1523, which would allow businesses and individuals to deny service to LGBT people, and directly targets transgender people.

April 01 2016 11:28 AM

The response to marriage equality is being channeled into "religious freedom" bills and other underhanded acts of animus.

April 01 2016 5:11 AM

The Magnolia State's religious freedom bill goes further than any legislation before it in targeting LGBT people.

March 31 2016 4:13 PM Updated

The National Basketball Association joined more than 80 corporations, many of them major players, in telling North Carolina its new anti-LGBT law is bad for their businesses.

March 31 2016 2:44 PM

Emanuel hopes to convince businesses to relocate from North Carolina after legislators passed a sweeping anti-LGBT law there.

March 31 2016 2:17 PM
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