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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.

At the White House Pride Month Celebration, Obama announced that he will extend workplace protections to transgender federal employees.

June 30 2014 7:28 PM

Activists had been warning for months that the Hobby Lobby ruling could have damaging consequences for LGBT Americans.

June 30 2014 11:51 AM Updated

We've celebrated marriage equality victories, transgender visibility, and more. Now we close LGBT Pride Month with a look at some significant losses for our opponents.

June 30 2014 6:22 AM

If the law allows same-sex marriage, siblings will try to marry each other, claims a Wisconsin congressional hopeful.

June 28 2014 6:00 AM

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas says his life truly began three years ago, when he announced his immigration status. But it's more than just the American citizenry he's fighting to be a part of.

June 27 2014 11:00 AM

Those who worked for George W. Bush had a hard time reconciling his personal acceptance with political 'slaps in the face,' they say.

June 26 2014 3:48 PM

Do these two Democrats and three Republicans have what it takes to get Speaker Boehner to care about ENDA by cosponsoring it?

June 26 2014 4:30 AM
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