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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.

Anti-equality politicians love to suggest that if we legalize marriage for same-sex couples, we'll have to legalize it for polygamists. Here's why they're wrong.

May 13 2015 2:49 PM

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray wants reassurance that even if the Supreme Court rules against marriage equality, all same-sex married couples have equal access to Social Security benefits.

May 13 2015 4:45 AM

By no longer supporting a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, the former tech CEO became arguably the most LGBT-supportive GOP candidate.

May 12 2015 5:50 PM

The state’s particular religious composition means its new LGBT nondiscrimination law, including religious carve-outs, may not be applicable elsewhere.

May 12 2015 4:00 AM

The Ohio senator, a marriage equality supporter and father of a gay son, is in a good spot to advocate that the party drop its opposition, says CNN's John King.

May 11 2015 6:49 PM

Interviewed on Fox News Sunday, Carson said it's 'an open question' as to whether the president can ignore Supreme Court rulings.

May 11 2015 3:46 PM

According to SNL, the folks of the Republican party know how to have a good, "cool" time.

May 11 2015 2:37 PM
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