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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.

A challenger to the New Jersey governor attacked his indecision on whether to sign a ban on "conversion therapy."

March 21 2013 3:08 PM

An additional 38 Congress members now support an executive order to bar federal contractors from discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.

March 20 2013 3:24 PM

The New Jersey teen who became a YouTube sensation after his coming-out video went viral urged a state Senate committee to ban gay conversion therapy on minors.

March 20 2013 2:20 PM

New Jersey considers following California's lead.

March 18 2013 12:08 PM