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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.

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

The Republican candidate prayed with pastors in Iowa this week and told a Christian TV station he's not done fighting marriage equality because it's 'not settled law.'

November 25 2015 3:45 PM

The Texas senator is lining up a disturbing set of endorsements to help him climb in the polls.

November 25 2015 12:15 PM Updated

The inclusion of This Book Is Gay in the children's section has drawn complaints in Wasilla.

November 24 2015 9:09 PM

The 'kill the gays' pastor who hosted three Republican presidential candidates at a recent event says, 'God blessed that conference in so many different ways.'

November 24 2015 5:01 PM
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