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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.

As the #BlackLivesMatter movement forges ahead, white LGBT people don't have to sit on the sidelines.

February 02 2015 4:00 AM

The move follows President Obama's State of the Union, which called for protecting LGBT rights as a matter of national security.

January 30 2015 12:29 PM

While invoking the same message as segregationist policy, the former Fox News host also manages to confuse Abraham Lincoln's legacy.

January 30 2015 4:00 AM

The 'Add the Words' bill, which would have banned anti-LGBT discrimination, died in a party-line committee vote today.

January 29 2015 7:01 PM

The legislative session of 2015 is barely under way, but lawmakers in North Carolina are already looking for ways to sidestep marriage equality.

January 29 2015 6:20 PM

The American Family Association is trying to lower Fischer's profile, but he still has an AFA-affiliated radio show to promote his homophobic bile.

January 29 2015 3:47 PM
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