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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.

John Berry is the choice for ambassador to Australia, and Wally Brewster for the Dominican Republic.

June 21 2013 5:05 PM

The New York City mayoral hopeful responds to those who criticized his reaction to a woman who used the term for rival candidate Christine Quinn.

June 21 2013 1:30 PM

Jim Comey joined other well-known Republicans in a legal brief supporting marriage equality.

June 21 2013 12:48 PM

In a tribute to John F. Kennedy's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech, Obama addressed gay issues and AIDS prevention throughout the world.

June 19 2013 4:59 PM

As support for ENDA makes progress in the Senate, some Republicans try explaining their opposition.

June 19 2013 1:22 PM

A Dallas City Council member has raised concerns that an HIV testing billboard may be promoting tolerance of gay African-American men.

June 18 2013 3:21 PM

ENDA now has more cosponsors than 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal legislation had in 2010.

June 18 2013 2:27 PM