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Politics

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 rabidly antigay congressman told fellow homophobes Tony Perkins and Texas governor Rick Perry that 17-year-old gay Boy Scouts are simply lying in wait to pounce on younger scouts.

May 29 2013 1:39 PM

The four-term congresswoman from Minnesota announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fifth term.

May 29 2013 11:42 AM

American Family Association pundit Bryan Fischer hypothesizes the alliance between LGBT activists and the Mormon Church.

May 28 2013 2:07 PM

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley's bill may get a markup this July.

May 28 2013 1:55 PM

Democrats not only missed an opportunity to help on immigration reform, they missed the point, argues Kerry Eleveld.

May 28 2013 6:00 AM
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