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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.
Gay Pol Leads Atlanta City Council To Marriage Resolution
December 04 2012 1:25 PM ET

Gay Pol Leads Atlanta City Council To Marriage Resolution

Michelle Garcia

Atlanta's City Council approved a resolution Monday night to support marriage equality, countering Mayor Kasim Reed's previously stated opposition to extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.<

December 04 2012 11:23 AM ET

Where is Arizona Governor Jan Brewer?

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December 04 2012 10:49 AM ET

Bloomberg Asked Clinton to Run for Mayor

D.C. Hairstylists Luigi Parasmo And Javier Calvo Discuss The Politics of Love And Hair
December 04 2012 5:00 AM ET

The Politics of Hair

Daniel Reynolds

Partners in life for nearly 20 years, D.C.-based hairstylists Luigi Parasmo and Javier Calvo embark on the journey of starting a salon together.

Minnesotans Consider Next Step Toward Marriage Equality
December 03 2012 8:44 PM ET

Minnesotans Consider Next Step Toward Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

At a summit over the weekend, some proposed bringing the issue up in the state legislature as early as January.

Jet Magazine Features First Male Couple in Weddings Section
December 03 2012 5:45 PM ET

Jet Magazine Features First Male Couple in Weddings Section

Trudy Ring

'Jet’s publishing of our union is historic,' say Ravi Perry and Paris Prince.

When Barney Frank Came Out of the Room
December 03 2012 3:22 PM ET

When Barney Frank Came Out of the Room

Trudy Ring

Alerting staffers that Frank might be coming out in 1986, then-House speaker Tip O'Neill was a bit confused on the terminology.

Maine Marriage Equality Law to Take Effect December 29
December 03 2012 1:43 PM ET

Maine Marriage Equality Law to Take Effect December 29

Julie Bolcer

Same-sex couples will be able to marry in Maine in 26 days.

Supreme Court Stays Quiet on Marriage Cases
December 03 2012 10:48 AM ET December 03 2012 2:22 PM ET

Supreme Court Stays Quiet on Marriage Cases

Julie Bolcer

The next possible day for an announcement is this Friday.

December 02 2012 4:26 PM ET

New DMS Removes Gender Identity Disorder

Republican Lawmaker Comes Out as Gay
December 01 2012 3:26 PM ET December 01 2012 7:17 PM ET

Republican Politician Comes Out as Gay

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Will Mike Fleck's coming out affect Pennsylvania?

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