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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 out Black Lives Matter activist and candidate for mayor of Baltimore was invited with other civil rights leaders to attend a Black History Month event.

February 18 2016 6:49 PM

Was late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a stalwart defender of the Constitution or of 'privilege, oppression, and bigotry?'

February 18 2016 5:53 PM

State Rep. Dick Jones says the Supreme Court has decided gay people are a "third sex."

February 18 2016 4:33 PM

The measure now goes to the Senate, but Gov. Terry McAuliffe has pledged to veto it if it comes to his desk. 

February 18 2016 3:33 PM

The political world wants to know if the antigay politician would ever get down to dance music.

February 18 2016 2:24 PM

Many observers are touting the credentials of Pamela Karlan, a bisexual professor and lawyer who helped bring down DOMA.

February 18 2016 9:00 AM

The controversy over a Michigan bill intended to punish those who abuse animals demonstrates that LGBT Americans are still not equal in the eyes of many state laws. 

February 18 2016 5:03 AM
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