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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 vice-presidential candidate calls out ESPN for firing Curt Schilling after he posted an anti-trans meme on Facebook.

April 21 2016 2:02 PM

The Republican front-runner opposes North Carolina's House Bill 2.

April 21 2016 1:00 PM

The Republican candidate for president is now the only one running for the White House to endorse North Carolina's transphobic law. 

April 21 2016 12:50 PM

Phil Bryant is not a fan of Bryan Adams. 

April 21 2016 9:19 AM

Huey Rey Fischer may be a model for a new political candidate, and a new Texas.

April 21 2016 8:06 AM

Legislators in the Volunteer State have forgotten why this country was founded.

April 21 2016 6:01 AM

The current fight against Southern intolerance is rudderless, says longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal.

April 21 2016 5:31 AM
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