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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.

All Out calls on Gov. Gary Herbert to cancel his appearance at the World Congress of Families, a gathering of activists who have worked against LGBT rights domestically and globally.

October 26 2015 4:04 PM

The way the Clintons talk about the passage of DOMA in 1996 has activists disappointed.

October 26 2015 1:41 PM

When Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, Sanders was in Congress and voted against it.

October 25 2015 11:55 AM Updated

A right-wing activist claims falsely that the state will enact such a law without letting the public weigh in, and that the law will harm families and children.

October 24 2015 11:02 AM

If it were Hillary Clinton serving as president instead of her husband in the '90s, the country might still have gotten the Defense of Marriage Act and "don't ask, don't tell."

October 23 2015 11:58 PM

The play is under review: Bob McNair wants to rescind his donation to the campaign to repeal Houston's antidiscrimination law.

October 23 2015 6:39 PM

The openly gay former NFL player is doing an end run around oppoents of Houston's law protecting all citizens from discrimination. 

October 23 2015 3:49 PM
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