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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.

Framing the South as a backward, dangerous place is not only wrong but also demeaning to the LGBT people who have lived and worked decades for equality there.

October 27 2014 6:30 AM

Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, Wyoming, and West Virginia join the states where same-sex marriage is recognized by the federal government.

October 25 2014 5:12 PM

A written statement doesn't atone for Alaska Congressman Don Young's inappropriate, insensitive remarks at a Wasilla High School speech earlier this week, says the student who was targeted.

October 24 2014 5:50 PM

Notoriously homophobic preacher and politician Gordon Klingenschmitt says there's a demonic force behind the LGBT rights movement.

October 23 2014 7:44 PM

Jordan Haskins, who is running for state office in Michigan, says Christians should leave the state if discrimination protection is granted to the LGBT community.

October 23 2014 12:58 PM

Finding common ground with a gun-loving guy in a pickup truck at 3 in the morning.

October 23 2014 7:00 AM

Gov. Sam Brownback, a far-right Republican, says in a debate that he's standing for the will of the people and that opponent Paul Davis wouldn't.

October 22 2014 3:07 PM
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