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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 House speaker drew a hard line on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a first-time meeting with the LGBT Equality Caucus.

January 30 2014 2:32 PM

Of all the great Americans who Republicans could have invited to the State of the Union, they went with someone who symbolizes antigay sentiment.

January 29 2014 1:39 AM

Obama said the Olympics will show the U.S. commitment to "dignity and equality" for LGBT people.

January 28 2014 10:32 PM

The beverage manufacturer and Sochi Olympics sponsor is in hot water for a social media tool that appears to deny the existence of several pro-gay words.

January 27 2014 2:57 PM

President Obama gives his next State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 27 2014 6:00 AM

The groundbreaking moment won't come in her lifetime, but it will come, King tells Harry Smith on Meet the Press.

January 27 2014 5:50 AM