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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.

When Bill Kristol poked fun at Martin O'Malley's support for transgender Americans on twitter, his followers poked back, with derision and disgust.

June 01 2015 1:15 AM

The eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, an outspoken supporter of LGBT rights, died after a long battle with brain cancer.

May 30 2015 10:43 PM Updated

The former governor and early proponent of same sex marriage is challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

May 30 2015 12:57 PM Updated

Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn't said if he'll sign the bill, but its backers are optimistic.

May 29 2015 6:38 PM

Ian Reisner first said the dinner he hosted for Ted Cruz was not a fundraiser, but he was just caught giving money to the candidate.

May 29 2015 3:14 PM

Pastor Matthew Makela is the latest prominent antigay leader to get caught trolling for guys, but there were many like him who also fell face first out of the closet.

May 29 2015 4:00 AM

Indiana lawmakers will be doing some homework before returning to the state capitol next year, but LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination law isn't one of the assigned subjects.

May 28 2015 10:23 PM
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