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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.

New chair Tom Mechler once wrote that if his local newspaper published a photo of a same-sex kiss, he'd cancel his subscription.

March 10 2015 3:14 PM

Banning LGBT groups at New York City's holiday parade creates ripples of hate that spread far beyond the five boroughs.

March 10 2015 8:08 AM

Since March is Women's History Month, we decided to take a look at some of the great women, both LGBT and straight, who helped make history for us.

March 10 2015 7:00 AM

Each year thousands of LGBT asylum-seekers travel to Europe hoping to secure a future free from discrimination and violence. But for many, the European Union is not what they’d anticipated.

March 10 2015 5:00 AM

The journey can be long and treacherous for LGBTs seeking refuge.

March 10 2015 5:00 AM

Lawyer Beau Miller objects to his legislator father's proposal to keep Texas cities from enacting or enforcing LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination laws.

March 09 2015 7:57 PM

State Sen. Joseph Silk is reiterating and intensifying antigay comments he made to The New York Times.

March 09 2015 4:34 PM
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