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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.

Democratic Representative Barney Frank tied the knot with his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday.

July 07 2012 11:14 PM

President Obama's administration has taken up the cause of LGBT rights around the world.

July 06 2012 8:10 PM

Sponsor Mark Leno and supporters say such a law would benefit children, but the right wing sees it as 'absurd.'

July 06 2012 5:59 PM

After being dubbed the wunderkind of the conservative movement, Jonathan Krohn is abandoning the party that embraced him at the Conservative Political Action Conference three years ago.

July 04 2012 2:17 PM