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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.

An evangelical necromancer and the American Family Association were among the governor's antigay bedfellows at the event.

January 25 2015 8:00 AM

The judges must comply with the new rule by January 2016.

January 24 2015 1:19 PM

President Obama gave his annual overview of items Washington should be dealing with this year, but what are the big issues for LGBT Americans?

January 23 2015 11:10 AM

The possible 2016 presidential contender doesn’t want the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage bans. He’d rather just amend the U.S. Constitution to forbid them.

January 22 2015 2:41 PM Updated

Three groups of people had never before been mentioned explicitly in a State of the Union address.

January 20 2015 9:34 PM

Bills to ban the use of such therapy on minors failed in both states last year, but lawmakers are trying again.

January 20 2015 3:21 PM

Walter Naegle remembers the legacy of his late partner, the civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.

January 19 2015 10:00 AM