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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.

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado becomes the seventh Republican House member to signal his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

April 09 2014 7:07 PM

'These recorded incidents reveal the appalling intolerance and hatred of the homofascists,' says a right-wing website, but that seems a bit hyperbolic.

April 09 2014 7:05 PM

Despite his opposition to marriage equality, Fox News pundit Mike Huckabee assured a group of religious conservatives that he's not on the wrong side of history — just the 'right side of the Bible.'

April 09 2014 2:03 PM

The University of South Carolina Upstate has canceled a performance of How to Be a Lesbian in 10 Days or Less amid politicians' complaints that it was 'recruiting' students to be lesbians.

April 08 2014 2:52 PM

At a dinner party held in their honor, members of Pussy Riot shared stories of their two-year incarceration in Russia after taking a stand for LGBT rights and human rights in general.

April 08 2014 6:00 AM

When a fellow Democrat told Steve Gallardo to 'act more gay,' he shot back by saying 'I can't.' Now he's speaking out about the incident exclusively with The Advocate.

April 05 2014 7:06 AM