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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.

If forecasters are right, then the U.S. Senate verges of becoming more Republican, and more antigay.

November 04 2014 3:30 AM Updated

Among gubernatorial races was the possibility the country might elect its first-ever openly gay governor, but he lost a close contest.

November 04 2014 3:00 AM Updated

The Victory Fund is proud of its success rate, but it’s not taking enough chances where we need victories: the South and Midwest.

November 04 2014 3:00 AM

The highest profile races are often at the federal level, but state legislatures and city leaders can make a big difference in LGBT lives.

November 03 2014 7:16 PM Updated

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

October 30 2014 1:22 PM