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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.

The lifelong teacher and mentor on Project Runway even ties fashion to his reasoning.

July 27 2013 4:12 PM

A prominent LGBT activist in Russia says a proposed boycott on Russian vodka won't have any impact on antigay attitudes in the country.

July 26 2013 1:58 PM

The retail giant has thrown its funds behind both of the governors associations for Republicans and Democrats, and that's raised hackles of some.

July 25 2013 7:38 PM Updated

A federal appeals court ruled to not deport a gay Filipino immigrant, who may face persecution if returned to his native country.

July 25 2013 4:53 PM

The SPI Group, which owns Stolichnaya Vodka, responds to a recent boycott promoted by Dan Savage and other LGBT activists.

July 25 2013 3:40 PM

Lilli Vincenz, who recorded many of the significant events of the LGBT rights movement, donated her papers to the nation's oldest cultural institution.

July 25 2013 12:42 PM