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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.

The high-ranking official also wants to reinstate Russia's ban on gay people giving blood or donating organs.

August 26 2013 12:45 PM

Queer Nation is asking the Coca Cola Company to stop sponsoring hate with a protest planned for August 28 in Times Square.

August 24 2013 12:37 PM

With Bob Filner's resignation, gay City Council president Todd Gloria will become interim mayor. He and other gay and lesbian candidates may run in a special election to replace Filner.

August 23 2013 7:52 PM

The closed-door session, set for next month, is likely the first of its kind.

August 23 2013 6:56 PM

Liberty Counsel filed the suit Thursday; one attorney with the group says Gov. Chris Christie is making war on Christianity.

August 23 2013 2:46 PM

The move, said to be an antiterrorism measure, has implications for those planning to protest the nation's antigay law.

August 23 2013 1:22 PM