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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.

President Yahya Jammeh said gays and lesbians were 'more deadly than all natural disasters put together' in a United Nations address.

September 27 2013 12:14 PM

Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe took his Republican opponent to task over Cuccinelli's antigay, antiwomen agenda at a gubernatorial debate Wednesday.

September 26 2013 5:24 PM

The International Olympic Committee said it doesn't have the authority to interfere with the laws of the nation hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

September 26 2013 2:35 PM

The world's largest pasta producer only supports what it calls 'traditional families.'

September 26 2013 12:22 PM Updated

But that's not the case, really.

September 25 2013 3:45 PM

Parliament member Vitaly Milonov made numerous inflammatory statements to a French journalist who encountered him at St. Petersburg's Queer Fest.

September 24 2013 5:56 PM