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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.

Forget the economy, gun rights, or immigration, the Minnesota congresswoman is hung up on creating a September 11 National Day of Prayer and Fasting to remind America of its sins.

May 13 2013 12:16 PM

Mark Pocan's husband, Philip Frank, is the first same-sex spouse with a congressional spousal ID card.

May 10 2013 3:54 PM

Talking to Rachel Maddow, the gay immigrant journalist voiced his objections to a controversial Heritage Foundation report.

May 10 2013 2:06 PM Updated

The city extends additional brotherly (and sisterly) love to LGBT residents.

May 10 2013 4:00 AM

When radio host Alan Colmes asked American Family Association leader Bryan Fischer if he’d ever had a gay impulse, he repeatedly dodged the question.

May 09 2013 5:21 PM

ENDA gets another vote on Monday. And the case for its passage is told in these stories of individuals sacked for simply being LGBT.

May 08 2013 3:00 AM Updated