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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.

Rep. Karla Drenner's LGBT-inclusive bill on state employment has bipartisan support.

February 15 2015 3:38 PM

The town of Thurmond, population five, adopted the ordinance this week.

February 14 2015 5:14 PM

The new law will prevent local governments from enacting or enforcing LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination measures. Legislators also advanced a 'license to discriminate' bill regarding business operators.

February 14 2015 2:01 PM

Openly bisexual secretary of state Kate Brown may become the 37th governor of Oregon.

February 13 2015 3:39 PM

As Cruz introduces his antigay bill, liberal lawmakers seek to protect LGBT students.

February 12 2015 7:21 PM

Is hate-fueled history repeating itself in the Cotton State?

February 12 2015 3:49 PM

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul, both potential Republican presidential candidates, join the likes of Scott Lively in a new doc on the gay movement's 'persecution' of Christians.

February 12 2015 3:40 PM