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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.

'Having good men in positions of power of authority who are willing to fight for what’s right — that's a rare thing,' said the president of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.

8:00 AM

Why 'religious liberty' laws protecting public employees from accommodating LGBT people are truly problematic.

February 27 2015 8:00 AM

The candles may burn for black men slain by police, but those candles are raised by women.

February 27 2015 7:00 AM

It's a complete 180º for Georgia's former attorney general — a man who almost single-handedly stopped LGBT advances in their tracks.

February 26 2015 6:59 PM

A so-called 'license to discriminate' bill has died in Arkansas, but similar ones remain pending in numerous other states.

February 26 2015 6:12 PM

A major Alaskan tribal organization just welcomed marriage equality into its laws — but they aren't alone.

February 26 2015 5:55 PM

New Hampshire Republicans oppose protections for businessman Dan Innis's family but apparently support his fiscal policies.

February 26 2015 2:20 PM