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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 former speaker didn't hold back when asked about the senator from Texas, and said he'd likely vote for his "texting buddy," Donald Trump. 

1:09 PM

Chief Justice Roy Moore called a trans protester a "known transvestite."

10:21 AM

The transgender Republican star of I am Cait stands up against transphobic presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

9:34 AM

There will be more homophobic, transphobic bills unless we seize power ourselves, writes Charlotte councilwoman LaWana Mayfield.

6:16 AM

Tennessee will allow mental health professionals to deny service to prospective LGBT patients if it conflicts with their religious convictions.

April 27 2016 6:05 PM

The senator from Texas introduced his former rival as his running mate Wednesday in Indiana, which is surprising given what she's said on the record about transgender people.

April 27 2016 4:28 PM
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