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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.

Brian Edwards and Tom Privitere have been Photoshopped into poster husbands for an antigay campaign mailer.

June 29 2012 12:27 PM

Patrick Murphy endorsed Trevor Thomas, who is competing in the Democratic primary in Michigan’s Third District, covering Grand Rapids.

June 29 2012 12:19 PM

Gay Cuban activists and their allies presented a list of demands to lawmakers Thursday in advance of this weekend's Pride celebration.

June 29 2012 10:12 AM

Except for gay conservative groups, advocates see the decision as a victory for the president and LGBT Americans who disproportionately face barriers to accessing health care.

June 28 2012 12:14 PM

Early morning tipsters, especially blogger Joe. My.

June 28 2012 11:33 AM

The event, a low-key forum at the embassy in Nairobi, was part of the Obama administration's campaign for global LGBT rights.

June 27 2012 9:44 PM