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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.

The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and failed senate candidate pushes her conservative cred

February 07 2015 12:47 PM

Lively says he wants to influence U.S. policy toward Russia, which he lauds for 'standing up against the homosexual agenda.'

6:56 PM

This represents a markedly different stance from the one congressional Republicans took when the court last considered marriage equality.

4:44 PM

America's immigration system is broken, but LGBTQ people may be the ones to fix it.

8:15 AM

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.

7:00 AM Updated

Following the demonstration, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told organizers that he would not speak at this year's Creating Change conference as planned.

February 05 2015 11:41 PM
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