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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.

Bernie Sanders made a bold play for LGBT voters in California, but it comes after Hillary Clinton's months-long effort to win over the electorate.

June 06 2016 5:49 PM

Following the lead of Denmark, Malta and Ireland, Norway will no longer require anyone aged 16 and older to be sterilized just to have their gender legally recognized.

June 06 2016 1:20 PM

The NRA released a new ad targeting LGBT voters in hope they will not support anti-gun legislation proposed by California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. 

June 06 2016 10:24 AM

The president's deft repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" set the stage for a remarkable string of LGBT wins, writes Don't Tell Me to Wait author Kerry Eleveld.

June 06 2016 6:07 AM

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primaries in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. 

June 06 2016 12:42 AM

Senator Clinton celebrated how far LGBT rights have come in the U.S. in an op-ed for CNN.

June 05 2016 2:39 PM

Oil is spilling into a nearby river after a train derailment.

June 05 2016 12:10 PM
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