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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.

In a sweeping takedown of bathroom bills, Rep. Alan Grayson has reportedly become the first to say the word 'cisgender' in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 13 2016 4:21 PM

Pat McCrory lashes out at the Obama administration's directive.

May 13 2016 2:59 PM Updated

The Senate passed the measure by a wide margin, sending it to the House, where it has much support. But will Gov. Charlie Baker sign it?

May 12 2016 9:11 PM

The federal government won't withhold funding while the court battle over the state's anti-LGBT law plays out.

May 12 2016 6:03 PM

Finally leaving the Oklahoma legislature, Kern goes out with a bang.

May 12 2016 3:24 PM

Pat McCrory's reelection effort is hawking bumper stickers that read, "It's Just Common Sense," which may be an oblique reference to the state's anti-LGBT law.

May 11 2016 4:21 PM
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