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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.

Conway, Ark., became the state's second LGBT-affirming city Tuesday, but the fate of the town's nondiscrimination policy is uncertain in the wake of a statewide antigay law approved the same day.

February 25 2015 2:49 PM

Once interns move their way up the ladder to become executive directors, who steps in to follow?

February 25 2015 8:00 AM

A lesbian couple struggled for years to stay together, when the laws only worked to keep them apart.

February 25 2015 8:00 AM

Gay journalist Glenn Greenwald called Neil Patrick Harris's quip about Edward Snowden "stupid and irresponsible."

February 24 2015 7:31 PM

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö signed a bill that permits gender-neutral marriage in the Nordic country.

February 24 2015 3:50 PM

As expected, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson allowed a law banning local ordinances protecting LGBT people from discrimination to become law without his signature.

February 24 2015 3:04 PM

The Lone Star state adds its entry to this year's streak of bizarre bills seemingly targeted at the basic bodily functions of trans folks.

February 24 2015 2:14 PM