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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.

A view into the Prop 8 story we all felt we knew.

April 29 2014 7:00 AM

'What must God think of our country?' asks Glenn Grothman, an ultraconservative Wisconsin state legislator now seeking a congressional seat.

April 28 2014 4:08 PM

Maine's Republican Party declared in its official platform that it does not support marriage equality, even though it has been in effect for a year.

April 28 2014 3:52 PM

'Whitney' co-star Maulik Pancholy was named to an advisory commission to the White House.

April 27 2014 12:37 PM

The LGBT rights organization is opening offices in Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi.

April 26 2014 7:33 PM

Crystal Moore of Latta, S.C., speaks out on her firing, while the Town Council holds her job open in hopes of rehiring her.

April 23 2014 3:09 PM

Gay activist and politician Harvey Milk will be honored with a U.S. Postal Service stamp, 36 years after his assassination.

April 23 2014 11:52 AM