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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.

Data confirms that antigay laws do society more harm than good.

May 05 2014 11:00 AM

Joel McHale bombed with a routine that featured some LGBT-related material, President Obama showed restraint, and Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus stole the show.

May 04 2014 5:24 AM

Former drag performer Steve Wiles campaigned for North Carolina's anti-marriage equality amendment in 2012, and now he's running for State Senate.

May 04 2014 4:00 AM

The Daily Beast reports that some big LGBT donors to President Obama's election campaigns have been barred from entering Russia.

May 03 2014 1:37 PM

Some of his wording: 'a one-way alley meant only for the garbage truck to go down.'

May 03 2014 5:00 AM

The gay political pioneer shares his feelings on the new documentary about his life and why some songs were banned from his wedding.

May 02 2014 2:05 PM
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