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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.

McGreevey was appointed to a city office, nine years after leaving the governorship when it was revealed that he is gay.

July 14 2013 1:55 PM

The historically LGBT-inclusive tech giant alarmed activists in its support of an antigay politician.

July 12 2013 6:50 PM

A high-ranking Chinese official compared the relationship between the U.S. and China to a marriage, then joked that it wasn't a gay one.

July 12 2013 4:31 PM

Meet Mia Macy, a veteran and former police officer who was rejected from a job with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms because she is transgender.

July 11 2013 4:50 PM

The bill passed with bipartisan support Wednesday morning.

July 10 2013 12:14 PM

It's never been done before, so The Advocate demonstrates what a negative campaign commercial might look like against an anti-LGBT candidate.

July 10 2013 6:00 AM