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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.

A new online video pulls back the curtain on those who helped defeat Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance: a controversial pastor, a lawyer, a doctor, and a disgraced former city worker.

December 02 2015 1:12 PM

Governor-elect John Bel Edwards promises to protect LGBT state workers and government contractors from discrimination.

December 02 2015 12:53 PM

We don't know what Trump thinks of this, but it could make a clever holiday gift.

December 01 2015 10:48 PM

Annise Parker tells residents of Jacksonville to not fall for the lies that sunk her city's nondiscrimination ordinance.

 

December 01 2015 7:58 PM

Baroness Patricia Scotland, the U.K.'s newly appointed Commonwealth secretary-general, wants to put an end to the criminalization of homosexuality in 40 countries.

November 30 2015 9:29 AM

The only 'evidence' is an election record identifying the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood office as female.

November 30 2015 8:01 AM

It's unclear whether Ted Cruz really meant to imply the U.S. should ban foreign aid to countries that use the death penalty for gays and lesbians.

November 26 2015 1:10 PM
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