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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.

Fallout from the Hobby Lobby ruling is happening fast.

July 03 2014 10:47 AM

Someone who was kicked out of the Navy for his extremist religious view can still win a Republican primary in some places.

July 03 2014 5:22 AM

As usual, Takei is right on. Plus: other places you may want to boycott.

July 02 2014 3:46 PM

Therese M. Stewart and James M. Humes are making history in California's judicial system.

July 01 2014 6:45 PM

The state Democratic platform responds strongly to Texas Republicans' endorsement of 'ex-gay' therapy.

July 01 2014 4:03 PM

Rachel Maddow injects a dose of common sense on the Supreme Court's ruling on contraception.

July 01 2014 2:33 PM