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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.

But Thomas Bach did propose an alternate meeting with Russian activists at the IOC's headquarters in Switzerland.

October 30 2013 5:10 PM

A new report from the Equality Federation Institute outlines the historic strides made in LGBT equality throughout 2012.

October 30 2013 3:22 PM

With cautious support from Republicans, ENDA seems to have gained a majority of support in the Senate, and is expected to come before the chamber next week.

October 30 2013 2:26 PM Updated

Right Wing Watch uncovers additional evidence of E.W. Jackson's homophobia.

October 30 2013 12:15 PM

LGBT workers might have something extra to be thankful for when Thanksgiving arrives November 28.

October 28 2013 2:43 PM

The legislation, signed by Mayor Nutter Thursday, mandates that all new city-owned buildings be equipped with gender-neutral restrooms and offers tax credits to businesses that offer LGBT-inclusive benefits.

October 28 2013 12:31 PM Updated

The wife of Senator John McCain has given her full support in passing legislation which would protect LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

October 27 2013 2:26 PM