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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.

If she does try to win the Republican nomination in 2016, expect more of this sort of thing.

July 25 2014 12:50 PM

Massachusetts' attorney general race isn't just a local matter.

July 25 2014 4:02 AM

The LGBT community’s battle for equality is intrinsically tied to the current war over the issue of immigration.

July 24 2014 8:00 AM

Fox News’ Todd Starnes bashes the president's antidiscrimination order.

July 22 2014 4:40 PM

Striking religious exemptions from ENDA would be a step forward for both LGBT Americans and Christianity, says the director of Believe Out Loud.

July 22 2014 7:00 AM

President Obama may have signed an order to protect LGBT employees of federal contractors, but most LGBT people still live in areas without employment protections.

July 22 2014 5:00 AM