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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.

The leader of France's far-right Front National Party blames the unflattering photo taken by professional dancer Brahim Zaibat for a big loss at the polls.

January 13 2016 8:49 AM

Antigay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis said she attended the president's final State of the Union address to 'be an encouragement to all Christians.'

January 13 2016 8:46 AM

It's time to evaluate the state of our union and the progress of our culture, but sometimes LGBT people aren't appreciating what's valuable.

January 13 2016 6:36 AM

LGBT people need a broader coalition if we want to turn back a wave of violence.

January 13 2016 4:46 AM

Before she died, Cordova donated $2 million to the Astraea Lesbian Foundation.

January 12 2016 10:59 PM

In his last State of the Union, the president promised to shake up the usual speechmaking.

January 12 2016 9:33 PM Updated

Republican Jim Jordan of Ohio learned how his name was inexorably linked to the antigay Kentucky clerk the absolutely worst way: a reporter told him.

January 12 2016 8:52 PM
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