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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.

At a recent event at the Sydney Opera House, a young boy questioned former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard on her opposition to marriage equality.

October 01 2013 12:41 PM

The out MSNBC anchor took over coverage at the moment government shut down and delivered a stark analysis.

October 01 2013 1:39 AM

A new poll from Republican polling agency TargetPoint reveals that a supermajority of Americans support workplace protections for LGBT employees.

September 30 2013 5:52 PM

The New Jersey governor sat down with CBS for a wide-ranging interview ahead of an expected 2016 presidential bid.

September 30 2013 11:35 AM

A new poll from Bloomberg confirms the ongoing trend that people under 30 overwhelmingly support marriage equality, while a majority of Republicans oppose it.

September 29 2013 6:30 AM