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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.

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

September 05 2014 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

Issuing an executive order banning LGBT workplace discrimination was a critical step. Enforcing it will make history.

September 02 2014 5:00 AM

The Democratic governor of Hawaii offered reporters a theory on why he lost reelection.

August 30 2014 1:50 PM

Geidner wins praise especially for his coverage of the marriage equality movement.

August 25 2014 4:46 PM

A popular Australian comedian and TV host has offered to fly Westboro members to Iraq so they can protest persecution of Christians.

August 22 2014 7:32 PM