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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.

The former mayor of New York, known for his record as a staunch supporter of marriage equality, is planning to throw his hat in the ring for president.

January 23 2016 1:16 PM

Some lawmakers want to punish gay couples who become parents through overseas surrogates.

January 22 2016 8:11 PM

While it would be a milestone for an out man to lead the Army, it wasn't a big deal during his confirmation hearing.

January 22 2016 2:04 PM

The assault on a woman's right to choose runs parallel to right-wing efforts to roll back queer rights.

January 22 2016 6:42 AM

The American Civil Liberties Union has a hefty to-do list when it comes to LGBT rights.

January 22 2016 6:14 AM

Bernie Sanders clarified on Thursday that it's the Human Rights Campaign leadership that's part of the "political establishment" backing Hillary Clinton.

January 21 2016 9:12 PM
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