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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.

It will be worth braving the cold on Sunday.

March 13 2015 2:47 PM

Gov. Gary Herbert signed the bill into law tonight; meanwhile, the state will allow some public employees to opt out of performing same-sex weddings.

March 12 2015 8:25 PM

A bill hoping to protect efforts to 'pray away the gay' died in the state House today, while a Democrat introduced an amendment that would make businesses own up to their discriminatory practices.

March 12 2015 6:00 PM

How California's marriage equality case can (and should) sink L.A.’s 'condoms in porn' law.

March 12 2015 7:00 AM

Racist emailing is a thing at almost all companies, says Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

March 11 2015 1:20 PM

Promoting an economic summit in a nation jailing LGBT people is not living up to the self-stated ideals of the State Department.

March 11 2015 6:00 AM

New chair Tom Mechler once wrote that if his local newspaper published a photo of a same-sex kiss, he'd cancel his subscription.

March 10 2015 3:14 PM