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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.

The bill, which revises the state's longstanding 'Crimes Against Nature' statute, was passed unanimously and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

March 07 2014 1:52 PM

Executive orders were the starting point for past civil rights actions.

March 07 2014 6:00 AM

The social media giant says the Conservative Political Action Conference is just one of a number of events across the ideological spectrum which it sponsors.

March 06 2014 5:12 PM

In response to Arizona's almost-successful effort to legalize discrimination based on religious beliefs, State Sen. Steve Gallardo announced that he's a gay man.

March 06 2014 1:56 PM

After several weeks of debate, South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade will not include LGBT participants.

March 05 2014 3:42 PM

Javier Gonzales was elected mayor of Santa Fe, N.M. on Tuesday night.

March 05 2014 2:13 PM