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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.

February 19 2013 5:49 PM

The national organization for gay Republicans selected Gregory T. Angelo as its new executive director.

February 15 2013 4:08 PM

Republican Senator Bill Sharer halted a day recognizing the LGBT community of Santa Fe.

February 15 2013 3:16 PM

Among others, AB 362 offers tax relief to Californians who get an extra IRS bill because their spouse is of the same sex.

February 15 2013 2:56 PM

Jeanne Manford, who died earlier this year, was honored with a medal from President Barack Obama for her advocacy.

February 15 2013 2:25 PM

Democratic Senators from across the country called on President Obama for an executive order barring employment discrimination against LGBT people by federal contractors.

February 14 2013 3:24 PM