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Politics

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.

Oregon, Iowa, and Colorado have all seen one legislative chamber approve such a bill; the chance of further progress appears best in Oregon.

March 20 2015 4:57 PM

Opponents call the bills a 'license to discriminate' and say they prioritize an adoption agency's beliefs over the best interests of the child seeking a home.

March 19 2015 4:29 PM Updated

Wednesday night's episode of The Daily Show proves that nothing, especially Aaron Schock's excessive spending habits, gets past Jon Stewart.

March 19 2015 3:32 PM

This year's legislative session was marked by lawmakers' attempts at discrimination, but none of these bills became law.

March 18 2015 6:34 PM

With marriage equality resolution approaching, let's turn our eyes to how public attitudes fueling antitrans 'bathroom bills' have serious implications for all LGBT people.

March 18 2015 7:00 AM

Religious exemption laws and the dismissive attitude toward federal law are setting up seriously scary precedents.

March 18 2015 5:00 AM
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