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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.

Reformed Republican Jimmy LaSalvia is not forgiving the owners of the Out NYC Hotel, who recently hosted an event for Ted Cruz.

May 04 2015 6:30 AM

The antigay politician expressed a surprisingly open-minded view on the transgender public figure's recent coming out.

May 03 2015 1:14 PM

President Obama makes LGBT history again by advocating foster and adoptive parents be chosen without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.

May 01 2015 6:15 PM

Spoiler alert: He is.

May 01 2015 4:31 PM

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is ready to give Hillary Clinton a run for her money — literally.

April 30 2015 4:48 PM