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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.

Robert Garcia becomes the first openly gay and first Latino mayor of Los Angeles suburb Long Beach, Calif.

June 04 2014 1:41 PM

The gay conservative group officially closes up shop, though organizers say it will reemerge with a new name, format, and mission.

June 03 2014 5:16 PM

Entertain yourself by watching Fox's Juan Williams call out the GOP for playing host to Phil Robertson.

June 02 2014 7:30 AM

In defense of the state's ban on same-sex marriage, Bondi argued it would "impose significant public harm" as well.

June 01 2014 2:10 PM Updated