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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.

Is hate-fueled history repeating itself in the Cotton State?

February 12 2015 3:49 PM

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul, both potential Republican presidential candidates, join the likes of Scott Lively in a new doc on the gay movement's 'persecution' of Christians.

February 12 2015 3:40 PM

CJ Phillips and Charlie Rainwater are holding onto JebBushforPresident.com for as long as they can.

February 11 2015 7:44 PM

Kansas governor Sam Brownback issued an executive order that could put the employment of state workers in jeopardy.

February 10 2015 9:18 PM

Eureka Springs moved to adopt its antibias ordinance as the state considers a bill that would forbid enacting or enforcing such laws.

February 10 2015 7:16 PM

Eyeing the White House won't keep anti-LGBT politicians from being called out by progressive groups, former neurosurgeon and 2016 hopeful Ben Carson learned this week.

February 10 2015 4:45 PM

Bobby Jindal confirms that he'd support a constitutional ban on marriage.

February 10 2015 4:36 PM