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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.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlines what he says is the next American civil rights crusade.

January 12 2016 5:14 AM

The anti-LGBT Family Research Council got seats for the Kentucky clerk and her lawyer Mat Staver.

January 11 2016 11:28 PM Updated

Her subject matter ran the gamut: politics, British royalty, Southern hospitality, and everyday life.

January 11 2016 9:49 PM

Eric Fanning, who would be the first openly gay head of a U.S. military branch, has seen his nomination held up by a dispute over the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison.

January 11 2016 9:39 PM

The Democratic presidential candidate took a break from the campaign trail to have some fun with the popular talk show host.

January 11 2016 2:26 PM

Here's why Trump won't make trans people his next target. 

January 11 2016 7:35 AM

Ryan Reyes and Obergefell are two gay men who dedicated themselves to greater causes after losing the loves of their lives.

January 10 2016 2:01 PM
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