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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 United Nations last week condemned a proposed law in Liberia that would further criminalize gay and lesbian people.

August 06 2012 8:14 PM

Giving voters yet another presidential candidate who favors marriage equality, Roseanne Barr won the nomination of the Peace and Freedom Party during its convention this weekend.

"I am the only serious comedian in this campaign," she joked during the convention. "Both of the others are clowns."

August 06 2012 3:32 PM
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