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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.

If passed, the new law would allow LGBT parents more freedom in describing their relationships to their children.

August 15 2014 9:00 AM

Reports suggest that Edward Onwong'a Nyakeriga's 'Stone-the-Gays' bill may be a non-starter.

August 15 2014 5:00 AM

The Hillary this writer met while she was still first lady has always stood by LGBT people.

August 14 2014 6:00 AM

The CIA may be defined by secrecy, but these days it encourages its LGBT officers to come out.

August 14 2014 4:00 AM

Not too long ago, openly LGBT people were denied federal security clearances. These days, the CIA has an extensive strategy in place to help trans employees confirm their gender expression.

August 14 2014 4:00 AM

One of Texas's most prominent antigay activists is divorced from his wife, who is now in a relationship with another woman.

August 13 2014 2:23 PM

After failing to win a seat at the table inside the summit, HRC and Human Rights First are sizing up the potential impact on the lives of LGBTs from the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

August 13 2014 5:30 AM