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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.

Conservative Republican Senator Jim Inhofe expressed confusion about which bathroom transgender troops would use once the ban is lifted against transgender Americans serving openly in the military.

July 24 2015 7:44 PM

If passed, the Equality Act would patch a 50-year-old hole in the Civil Rights Act that allows discrimination against LGBT Americans. Naturally, the right wing is in a tizzy.

July 24 2015 4:49 PM

The president of the Human Rights Campaign explains why a federal LGBT equality bill must pass Congress.

July 24 2015 3:13 PM

The executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality breaks down the history-making LGBT Equality Act that's being introduced in Congress.

July 23 2015 6:00 AM

It was a 'flippant comment' that he's sorry he made, Santorum tells Rachel Maddow, but he stands by the point he was attempting to make.

July 22 2015 11:40 PM

The two were wed in Chicago at Montrose Harbor in an afternoon ceremony.

July 22 2015 10:18 AM
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