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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.

Fox News’ Todd Starnes bashes the president's antidiscrimination order.

July 22 2014 4:40 PM

Striking religious exemptions from ENDA would be a step forward for both LGBT Americans and Christianity, says the director of Believe Out Loud.

July 22 2014 7:00 AM

President Obama may have signed an order to protect LGBT employees of federal contractors, but most LGBT people still live in areas without employment protections.

July 22 2014 5:00 AM

RT correspondent Sara Firth quits in protest of network's pro-Russian government bias.

July 21 2014 7:08 PM

'America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people,' said the president before amending two executive orders to protect LGBT employees.

July 21 2014 12:37 PM

President Obama plans to amend two existing executive orders to outlaw anti-LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors and protect transgender civilian federal employees.

July 18 2014 5:44 PM
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