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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.

President Obama and Bill Clinton stuck to the economy while performances celebrated his support for equality at the Barack on Broadway fund-raiser.

June 05 2012 10:39 AM

The expression of support from Mormons Building Bridges prompted spectators at the annual event in Salt Lake City to cry.

June 04 2012 10:48 AM

Another Democrat is expected to take his place in the New York Senate.

June 03 2012 8:08 PM

CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield went on the air Friday morning to clarify her controversial comments that being gay is a “lifestyle choice."

June 01 2012 9:35 AM

Thousands spurred on by violence in Ukraine are urging lawmakers there to denounce a proposed "gay propaganda" law like one implemented in St. Petersburg, Russia.

May 31 2012 5:40 PM

Britain Tamps Down Its Threat on Foreign Aid to Antigay Countries

May 31 2012 2:28 PM