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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.

In North Carolina, six pairs of loving lesbian and gay parents are fighting for what every parent wants: safety and security for their children. Meet two of those families.

July 09 2013 1:35 PM

Attack ads are pervasive in politics, but none call out antigay candidates — yet. Is now the time to go negative?

July 09 2013 4:00 AM

Cameroon arrests more gay people than any other country in the world.

July 07 2013 6:28 PM

The Academy Award-winning actress shows her support of Russia’s LGBT community by posting a photo of herself holding a rainbow flag in Moscow.

July 06 2013 2:53 PM

Greg Quinlan makes some contradictory assertions in his fury over recent pro-gay Supreme Court rulings.

July 05 2013 7:07 PM

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee has scheduled a vote on the antidiscrimination bill 14 days after the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage.

July 02 2013 1:04 PM