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Politics

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.

Live from New York, Hillary Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she was nominated for president Tuesday. 

July 27 2016 12:18 AM

Bill Clinton is the first American president to endorse his wife as a presidential nominee. He did so after calling her his "best friend" and "the best darn change-maker" he's ever known.

July 27 2016 12:00 AM

Reprising his role, this time at the Democratic National Convention, Colbert, with his weasel, broke through to the podium. 

July 26 2016 7:50 PM

Some see Donald Trump as a petulant child, and that's just how these children portray him. 

July 26 2016 6:42 PM

Meanwhile, reporters at right-wing media outlets are filming Democratic convention attendees using the all-gender restroom in Philadelphia. 

July 26 2016 5:14 PM

Bernie Sanders has put his support behind Clinton, but many of his vocal supporters at the convention are refusing to follow suit.

July 26 2016 4:19 PM

Philadelphia resident Barbara Gittings helped remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders.

July 26 2016 4:01 PM
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