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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.

The government ought to recognize that "our gender assignment doesn’t depend on our genitals," says activist Kate Bornstein.

March 05 2015 8:00 AM

The sexuality of House of Cards' commander in chief sure is interesting, isn't it?

March 05 2015 4:00 AM

In California, anyone can propose a ballot measure by filing the text and paying a fee — but luckily, this one has little chance of going before voters.

March 04 2015 5:29 PM

The potential Republican presidential candidate added to his list of antigay statements in an interview with CNN.

March 04 2015 3:56 PM

A new study shows that even one small conversation makes a huge difference in gaining support for LGBT equality.

March 04 2015 4:00 AM

Tensions flared in Charlotte, N.C. Monday, as nearly 120 citizens gave passionate speeches for and against an ultimately stymied LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance.

March 03 2015 6:35 PM
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