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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 wife of Donald Trump gave a decent speech at the Republican National Convention. Bad thing was, Michelle Obama had already given part of it.

July 19 2016 2:34 AM Updated

In an interview with Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly, Trump declares if elected he'll task his attorney general to monitor the group, cofounded by two queer African-American women.

July 18 2016 11:30 PM

A last-ditch attempt by "Never Trump" supporters to force a change in the rules was thwarted by Republican National Convention organizers, clearing Donald Trump's path to the nomination.

July 18 2016 9:48 PM

Colbert adds some levity to the convention, noting the conspicious location of the North Carolina delegation — right next to the bathrooms. 

July 18 2016 7:22 PM Updated

The list includes failed presidential candidate Rick Perry, Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, and more.
 

July 18 2016 1:34 PM

Trying to turn LGBT people straight or cisgender is abuse, and the Republican Party must help ban it nationally, writes the Trevor Project's Abbe Land.

July 18 2016 5:29 AM
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