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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.

Obama made a game-changing argument in his recent speech: that protecting the LGBT community furthers national security, says the deputy director of HRC Global.

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The Oregon men hope to derail Bush's presidential ambitions, at least.

January 27 2015 2:39 PM

Same-sex couples should think twice about ordering cakes from bakeries that don't want to serve them, says the potential presidential candidate.

January 26 2015 4:06 PM

The Louisiana governor and possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful says if the Supreme Court strikes down his state's marriage ban, he's all for amending the U.S. Constitution.

January 26 2015 3:06 PM

During Creating Change 2012, HUD secretary Shaun Donovan announced new policies to protect LGBTQ people from housing discrimination.

January 26 2015 1:37 PM Updated

'He vetoed the gay marriage bill in New Jersey,' Rep. Steve King told the crowd at the Iowa Freedom Summit. 'He is pro-life.'

January 25 2015 2:41 PM

The association says a recent ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Alabama only applies to the plaintiffs in the case, and not gay couples across the state.

January 25 2015 1:35 PM
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