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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.

Sure, Gov. Pete Ricketts 'disagrees' with his sister's advocacy for LGBT equality. But that isn’t stopping him from attending her wedding today in Chicago.

June 06 2015 4:17 PM

Joe Preston, a Democratic candidate for state senate, has a handy solution to make all citizens 'comfortable' when answering the call of nature.

June 06 2015 6:00 AM

A woman comes forward to accuse former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert as 'the one who was abusing' her brother in high school.

June 05 2015 9:29 PM

Transgender users of the dating app are getting reported and banned from Tinder for their gender identity, say many on social media.

June 05 2015 7:16 PM

The former vice-presidential candidate attacked the Girls star on Facebook in response to the media attention over the 19 Kids and Counting controversy.

June 05 2015 6:03 PM

Eight Senate Republicans supported the effort, but the amendment fell short of receiving the 60 votes needed to pass.

June 05 2015 2:15 PM

A new internal diversity report reveals the Human Rights Campaign has a sexist work environment where only 'gay, white, male' employees advance into leadership positions.

June 04 2015 6:24 PM
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