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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.

A gay alumnus of an evangelical Christian college fires back at its president, who asked Obama for a religious exemption from his executive order banning anti-LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors.

July 11 2014 12:18 PM

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

July 11 2014 5:00 AM

Freedom to Work names members of Congress who might be interested in cosponsoring ENDA, including conservative Democrats, liberal Republicans, and a retiring representative who could go rogue.

July 10 2014 5:00 AM

The ACLU is one of a handful of organizations that say they will also drop support for the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

July 08 2014 4:23 PM Updated

Lesbian talk show host Stephanie Miller gets into it with former U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina on the Hobby Lobby decision.

July 07 2014 3:00 PM
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