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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, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.
Really? Jim McGreevey Is a Recovering Politician?
March 29 2013 2:01 PM ET

Really? Jim McGreevey Is a Recovering Politician?

Lucas Grindley

An HBO documentary examines the former governor's renewed passion for religion and for helping female prisoners get a second chance.

March 29 2013 1:46 PM ET

The 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Dies Again

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FRC Exploits Matthew Shepard to Bash Marriage Equality
March 29 2013 11:45 AM ET

FRC Exploits Matthew Shepard to Bash Marriage Equality

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Robert Morrison is at it again.

March 28 2013 8:30 PM ET

The Most Welcoming Public Bathroom Ever

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Because everybody goes potty — even LGBTs!

5 Absurd Moments in The Marriage Equality Debates
March 28 2013 4:20 PM ET

5 Absurd Moments in The Marriage Equality Debates

Advocate.com Editors

The last 72 hours, or so, have been a roller coaster of emotions and media madness. Here are a few of the more amusing images.

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Admits Marriage Equality is Inevitable
March 28 2013 3:06 PM ET

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Admits Marriage Equality Is Inevitable

Sunnivie Brydum

The ultra-conservative radio host also said the Republican party might be looking at its demise, depending on how it responds to the issue.

Arizona Lawmakers Keep Pushing for Anti-trans Bathroom Bill
March 28 2013 2:21 PM ET

Arizona Lawmakers Keep Pushing for Anti-trans Bathroom Bill

Sunnivie Brydum

The state House Appropriations Committee approved SB 1045 Wednesday, which would protect businesses that require transgender people to use the bathroom corresponding with their sex assigned at birth.

Dan Choi Fined $100 For 2010 White House DADT Protest
March 28 2013 2:06 PM ET

Dan Choi Convicted, Fined $100 For 2010 White House DADT Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The former Army Leiutenant was convicted of failing to obey a lawful order, and ordered to pay a $100 fine.

Final Design for NYC AIDS Memorial Unveiled
March 28 2013 1:28 PM ET

Final Design for NYC AIDS Memorial Unveiled

The organization seeking to create the memorial revealed the latest renderings and launched its capital campaign

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Is 'Evolving' On Marriage Equality
March 28 2013 12:20 PM ET

Alaska Republican Will Support Marriage Equality When It's Politically Safe

Sunnivie Brydum

Is the Alaska Republican Senator's support for full marriage equality inevitable?

TV Columnist Says Coverage of LGBT Rights Was 'Disproportionate'
March 28 2013 2:10 AM ET

TV Critic Calls Coverage of Gay Rights 'Disproportionate'

Lucas Grindley

The latest column from media critic Joe Concha is headlined "Supremely Tiresome: The Gay Marriage Issue Is Inescapable On TV, Radio, Facebook."

WATCH: Russian LGBT Activist Attacked as City Cracks Down on Pride March
March 27 2013 9:37 PM ET

WATCH: Russian LGBT Activist Attacked as City Cracks Down on Pride March

Trudy Ring

Artem Kalinin, an LGBT leader in Syktyvkar, is beaten on the same day the city announces restrictions on a pride event.

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