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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.
Another Senator Supports Marriage Equality: Bill Nelson of Florida
April 04 2013 6:29 PM ET

Another Senator Supports Marriage Equality: Bill Nelson of Florida

Trudy Ring

Nelson's announcement today leaves just six Democrats in the chamber who have not come out for equal marriage rights.

April 04 2013 5:00 PM ET

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Out alt-rock artist Daniel J. Cartier wants to get married — and share his song "Married" with the world.

On Gay Marriage, What Would Reagan Do?
April 04 2013 3:53 PM ET

On Gay Marriage, What Would Reagan Do?

Lucas Grindley

The daughter of Ronald and Nancy Reagan says that the former president would support marriage equality if he were alive today.

Mark Sanford Has Federalism Answer for Marriage Equality
April 04 2013 12:31 PM ET

Mark Sanford Has Federalism Answer for Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

The former governor who left office in disgrace is challenged for hypocrisy on judging others.

Fox News Asks Whether Gay Marriage Was Overplayed on TV
April 04 2013 12:09 PM ET

Fox News Asks Whether Marriage Equality Was Overplayed on TV

Lucas Grindley

Fox News wants to know whether it the mainstream media suffered from marriage equality overkill while two landmark cases were presented to the Supreme Court.

Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli Defends Law Against Sodomy
April 04 2013 11:56 AM ET

Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli Defends Law Against Sodomy

Lucas Grindley

A guiding judicial ruling in the LGBT rights movement is indirectly being challenged with the sordid case of a 47-year-old man and teenage girl.

Gay Son of GOP Congressman Defends Dad's Opposition to Marriage Equality
April 03 2013 6:41 PM ET

Gay Son of GOP Congressman Defends Dad's Opposition to Marriage Equality

Neal Broverman

Matt Salmon, the former president of Arizona's chapter of Log Cabin Republicans, says his father is a tolerant man.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Mixes Marriage Equality, Bestiality, and Gun Control
April 03 2013 4:41 PM ET

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Mixes Marriage Equality, Bestiality, and Gun Control

Trudy Ring

The congressman, on a conference call with a right-wing group, said gun regulation and marriage equality are both slippery slopes, with the latter leading to legalized bestiality.

GLAAD to Honor Bill Clinton With Award
April 03 2013 4:17 PM ET

GLAAD to Honor Bill Clinton With Award

Neal Broverman

Both loved and loathed by LGBT activists, Bill Clinton will be honored in Los Angeles by the media watchdog group.

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