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.

Sportsball is clearly not on Anderson Cooper's mind, nor in his fantasies. 

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Since the Republican front-runner so often laments 'politically correct' culture, he presumably won't mind our calling it like it is. 

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Can these prominent actors, athletes, and politicians convince Houston to protect its minorities?

3:54 PM

The former vice-presidential candidate won the top spot in the House of Representatives with a comfortable 236 votes. 

11:41 AM

He's likened his fight to the war with Nazi Germany — but meanwhile the campaign to keep the LGBT-inclusive ordinance has lined up some star power.

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