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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.

Democrats denounced the bill as "shameful," while Republicans and right-wing activists claimed that the First Amendment Defense Act is necessary to protect the beliefs of those offended by marriage equality. 

July 12 2016 12:58 PM Updated

"Hillary Clinton will defend the rights of the LGBT community, workers rights, the needs of minorities and immigrants, and protect our environment."

July 12 2016 11:51 AM Updated

And it still opposes marriage equality, thanks to delegates like Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins.

July 11 2016 11:07 PM

BET News’s election coverage will be anchored by two outspoken LGBT allies. 

July 11 2016 6:54 PM

The former New York City mayor and one time Republican presidential contender denounced the group co-founded by two queer black women on national TV. 

July 11 2016 6:09 PM

Tuesday marks one month since 49 people were murdered inside an LGBT nightclub in Orlando. That's the same day Congress will debate a bill legalizing religion-based discrimination.

July 11 2016 6:02 PM Updated

Theresa May has said she would've voted differently on antigay legislation from the early 2000s.

July 11 2016 2:29 PM
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