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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.

Even though a pro-LGBT amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act failed, congressman Jared Polis said having the vote was a step in the right direction.

July 14 2015 6:47 PM

Santorum has pounced on Scott Walker's wife Tonette admitting she's 'torn' on the issue of same-sex marriage as an apparent weakness in Walker's resolve on the issue.

July 14 2015 7:28 AM

Walker is the latest anti-LGBT Republican to announce he is running for the White House.

July 13 2015 8:53 AM

On the eve of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign announcement, his sons reveal how the family handles the tension of divergent opinions on marriage equality.

July 12 2015 2:33 PM

Democratic candidate Jim Kenney says Margie Winters, fired by a Catholic school for being in a same-sex marriage, should get her job back.

July 10 2015 4:29 PM

Indiana is still reeling from bad publicity over the state's "religious freedom" debacle.

July 10 2015 9:04 AM

LGBT advocates wait to see if any same-sex couple will come forward to challenge the U.S. territory's legal foot-dragging.

July 10 2015 7:43 AM
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