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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 Texas senator and presidential candidate went for full-blown hyperbole on a right-wing talk show this week.

May 15 2015 6:28 PM

The congresswoman calls on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate mental health providers' claims that they can change sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

May 15 2015 5:53 PM

Michigan lawmakers are moving full-steam ahead on a bill that would eliminate local nondiscrimination protections statewide, which opponents have labeled the 'Death Star' bill.

May 15 2015 12:38 PM

It's a strange feeling, even for a journalist, when someone you know becomes the focus of a national tragedy.

May 15 2015 8:00 AM

Get to know the 2015 Arcus Foundation Fellows who are on their way to becoming tomorrow's diversity leaders.

May 14 2015 6:15 PM

The city became the first in Wyoming to adopt an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination law.

May 14 2015 4:45 PM

John Keefe says he's pursuing his fight for a license plate reading 'LGBTALY' as a way to raise awareness for LGBT equality.

May 14 2015 3:14 PM
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