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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 ex-governor of Virginia who once piously campaigned against marriage equality now finds his own marriage on trial.

3:35 PM

The Google executive was named chief technology officer of the United States

1:31 PM

HRC president Chad Griffin gave the keynote speech at the Southern Comfort Conference focusing on transgender people and their lives.

1:26 PM

America's immigration system is broken, and many LGBT people are affected by that.

5:15 AM

A Politico article posits that Greenwald has peaked and has nowhere to go but down — but others beg to differ.

5:00 AM

Millennials are more progressive on LGBT rights than Hillary was in 2008. Can she inspire them to the polls in a 2016 run?

September 03 2014 4:00 AM