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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.

On his last official day as attorney general of Virginia, failed gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli cemented his antigay legacy by trying to keep the state extending any benefits to legally married same-sex couples.

January 13 2014 4:33 PM

Republican National Committee member Dave Agema has added to his record of outrageously homophobic remarks.

January 13 2014 2:20 PM

Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe signed four executive orders immediately after his inauguration today, including one that outlaws discrimination against LGBT state employees.

7:00 AM

In advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel advisory for American citizens.

January 10 2014 6:46 PM

The former Department of Homeland Security secretary and current Olympic delegate discussed security and LGBT rights ahead of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, next month.

January 07 2014 2:54 PM
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