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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.

Who is the most influential LGBT person working in mainstream media? We asked around and argued over it until we came up with a ranking of the top 50 names.

September 16 2014 5:00 AM

We mustn't 'forget about our brothers and sisters abroad,' says Black.

September 15 2014 6:45 PM

Wolfe, whose group has helped elect numerous LGBT candidates to office during his tenure, will leave at the end of the year.

September 11 2014 3:06 PM

The first congressional candidate to feature a same-sex couple in her campaign might surprise you — because she's a Republican.

September 10 2014 3:58 PM

This November, thousands of trans people in ten Southern and Midwestern U.S. states will face strict photo ID laws that may bar them from voting.

September 10 2014 2:32 PM

Two out candidates vying for statewide seats won their primary challenges Tuesday night.

September 10 2014 2:23 PM
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