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Politics

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 Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Blueprint for Positive Change is an LGBT laundry list of actions the Obama administration could take to improve the lives of LGBT people.

June 19 2015 7:22 PM

It's not the first time this six-term congressman from Illinois has championed the cause of protecting antigay activists from discrimination.

June 19 2015 6:56 PM Updated

The Indiana Republican managed to ignite a massive backlash for signing an allegedly homophobic law, yet continues to only utter the words 'gay' or 'lesbian' on rare occasions.

June 19 2015 6:02 PM

Acceptance of trans people like Jenner shows the nation cannot distinguish 'crazy and evil from good,' claims pundit Erick Erickson.

June 19 2015 3:36 PM

The archconservative seeking the GOP presidential nomination believes 'the breakdown of the nuclear family' is to blame for America's troubles.

June 18 2015 7:23 PM

The presidential hopeful was apparently unaware that transgender Americans can't serve openly in the armed forces, according to an interview with Fusion's Jorge Ramos.

June 18 2015 3:10 PM

A Republican-funded voter survey shows more Hoosiers support a statewide LGBT nondiscrimination law, and far fewer support the conservative governor.

June 18 2015 8:59 AM
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