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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, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.
WATCH: Married Gay Man Stripped of Volunteer Duties at Catholic Church
April 05 2013 12:33 PM ET

WATCH: Married Gay Man Stripped of Volunteer Duties at Catholic Church

Trudy Ring

Long Island resident Nicholas Coppola says he had been accepted as a gay man in his church, but after an anonymous letter was sent to his bishop about his marriage, he was barred from teaching a children's religion class.

Senators Donnelly, Heitkamp Endorse Marriage Equality
April 05 2013 11:20 AM ET

Senators Donnelly, Heitkamp Endorse Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Their moves leave just four Senate Dems on the other side.

Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School
April 05 2013 4:00 AM ET

Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School

Sunnivie Brydum

When a Colorado school told a 6-year-old transgender girl she could no longer use the girls’ bathroom, her parents fought back.

Another Senator Supports Marriage Equality: Bill Nelson of Florida
April 04 2013 6:29 PM ET

Another Senator Supports Marriage Equality: Bill Nelson of Florida

Trudy Ring

Nelson's announcement today leaves just six Democrats in the chamber who have not come out for equal marriage rights.

April 04 2013 5:00 PM ET

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Out alt-rock artist Daniel J. Cartier wants to get married — and share his song "Married" with the world.

On Gay Marriage, What Would Reagan Do?
April 04 2013 3:53 PM ET

On Gay Marriage, What Would Reagan Do?

Lucas Grindley

The daughter of Ronald and Nancy Reagan says that the former president would support marriage equality if he were alive today.

Mark Sanford Has Federalism Answer for Marriage Equality
April 04 2013 12:31 PM ET

Mark Sanford Has Federalism Answer for Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

The former governor who left office in disgrace is challenged for hypocrisy on judging others.

Fox News Asks Whether Gay Marriage Was Overplayed on TV
April 04 2013 12:09 PM ET

Fox News Asks Whether Marriage Equality Was Overplayed on TV

Lucas Grindley

Fox News wants to know whether it the mainstream media suffered from marriage equality overkill while two landmark cases were presented to the Supreme Court.

Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli Defends Law Against Sodomy
April 04 2013 11:56 AM ET

Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli Defends Law Against Sodomy

Lucas Grindley

A guiding judicial ruling in the LGBT rights movement is indirectly being challenged with the sordid case of a 47-year-old man and teenage girl.

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