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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.

A month after she was shot by terrorists who killed 14 of her coworkers, Jennifer Stevens helped lead a demonstration against the traveling hate group.

January 12 2016 4:26 PM

Is Cruz courting support from the man who called Hurricane Katrina 'judgment from God' — a punishment for the 'perversion' of holding a gay pride parade? 

January 12 2016 2:24 PM

The sleepy-eyed Republican candidate predicted if the next president protects LGBT rights, you can "say goodbye to America."

January 12 2016 1:16 PM

What advancing equality in 2016 means for the trans woman known for interrupting President Obama during a Pride reception last year.

January 12 2016 9:03 AM

LGBT people face mortal danger from ISIS and around the world, yet few ever obtain refuge in the U.S.

January 12 2016 7:23 AM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlines what he says is the next American civil rights crusade.

January 12 2016 5:14 AM
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