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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.

The results are contrary to those of some other recent polls, but the right-wing groups that commissioned this poll say others were skewed by how questions were worded.

April 22 2014 6:05 PM

Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of three gay couples and a widow challenging the state's 2004 ban on same-sex marriage.

April 22 2014 2:20 PM

The country's largest city without an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance looks to change that with a new draft policy, proposed by the city's first LGBT mayor.

April 22 2014 1:36 PM

Six of seven state Republican committee members who blasted the former GOP chairman for endorsing marriage equality are handed pink slips.

April 20 2014 3:10 PM

Residents of Latta, S.C., say Crystal Moore was an exemplary officer and chief, but Mayor Earl Bullard wanted to get rid of her because she's a lesbian.

April 18 2014 4:02 PM

The state's House of Representatives, facing pressure from the Christian right, votes down a repeal of the unconstitutional, unenforceable law that has nonetheless continued to be used as grounds for arrest.

April 16 2014 12:57 PM