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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, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.
WATCH: Minnesota Governor on How His State Made History
May 15 2013 3:09 PM ET

WATCH: Minnesota Governor on How His State Made History

Sunnivie Brydum

Gov. Mark Dayton appeared on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell to reflect on how Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage.

May for Marriage: Reasons to Remember This Month
May 15 2013 2:31 PM ET

May for Marriage: A Big Reason to Remember This Month

Sunnivie Brydum

Marriage equality is gaining unprecedented momentum, and now more than 2 million LGBT Americans can marry the person they love.

May 15 2013 2:31 PM ET

A Fabulous Gay Wedding on Two Continents

Christopher Hibma and Harrison Thompson celebrated in South Africa and New York City.

May 15 2013 1:58 PM ET

Hot Snaps Of Govs Signing Off On Gay Marriage

There's nothing like a marriage equality money shot.

May 15 2013 1:57 PM ET

A Look at Trans Immigrant Community in Queens, NY

Transgender immigrants flock to Jackson Heights in pursuit of a dream. Prostitution, drugs, and violence trap the unwary.

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia
May 15 2013 1:47 PM ET

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia

Sunnivie Brydum

The U.N.'s Office of Human Rights has a message for LGBT people around the world.

Minnesota Parties Hearty
May 15 2013 11:09 AM ET

PHOTOS: Minnesota Parties Hearty

Advocate.com Editors

After Gov. Mark Dayton signed Minnesota's marriage equality bill, the party started, and lasted long into the night.

Nevada: 3 Great Testimonies For Marriage From Young People
May 14 2013 4:11 PM ET

Nevada: 3 Great Testimonies For Marriage From Young People

Michelle Garcia

Tearful, heartfelt, and authentic testimony from four young Nevadans on how marriage equality legislation would impact their own lives.

Minn. Gov. Signs Marriage Equality Into Law
May 14 2013 3:35 PM ET

Minnesota Gov. Signs Marriage Equality Into Law

Sunnivie Brydum

The Democratic governor's signature makes Minnesota the 12th U.S. state to embrace the freedom to marry.

Graham, McCain, Rubio Oppose Immigration Equality Measure
May 14 2013 3:31 PM ET

Graham, McCain, Rubio Decry Inclusive Immigration Bill

Michelle Garcia

Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is the latest Republican senator to voice his apprehension to adding LGBT measures to the immigration overhaul bill.

NOM Wants IRS Probed for Released Donor Information
May 14 2013 1:27 PM ET

NOM Wants IRS Probed for Released Donor Information

Michelle Garcia

Leaders behind the antigay National Organization for Marriage say they believe IRS employees released their donor information to the press.

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