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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.

Two candidates with long histories of supporting the LGBT community were confirmed to the powerful Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with a Senate vote today.

December 03 2014 7:42 PM

Portman, the first Republican U.S. senator to endorse marriage equality, says he'll run for reelection to the Senate instead.

December 02 2014 3:16 PM

The oldest member of the Supreme Court gave court watchers a scare.

November 27 2014 8:12 PM

Mike Huckabee made the statement in a speech laced with Holocaust references after leading a tour of concentration camps in Poland.

November 26 2014 4:33 PM

Republican state representative Holly Raschien helped bridge the gap to file the employment nondiscrimination bill that has failed several times.

November 26 2014 2:42 PM

These 25 LGBT achievers over 65 are proving that a person can change the world at any age.

November 26 2014 9:00 AM
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