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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.

Republican state representative Randy Boehning has voted against LGBT-inclusive legislation three times.

April 28 2015 2:44 PM

It's the final flush for Florida's proposed bill to restrict public bathrooms by "biological sex."

April 28 2015 2:18 PM

Sean Buckley, great-nephew of commentator William F. Buckley Jr., makes the conservative case for marriage equality.

April 28 2015 2:05 PM

These celebs took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to stand on the right side of history today.

April 28 2015 2:05 PM

Here are the debates that may decide the future of nationwide marriage equality.

April 28 2015 1:40 PM

The LGBT children of Republican members of Congress are winning over their conservative, anti-same sex marriage parents, but some only privately support the cause. Can love really conquer all?

April 28 2015 12:44 PM

Jim Obergefell sued his home state of Ohio to be recognized as the widower of his late partner of 21 years, John Arthur, and today, his case is before the Supreme Court.

April 28 2015 12:09 PM