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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.

Over a century of decisions paved the way for a ruling that would legalize marriage nationwide.

June 22 2015 8:00 AM

Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference in Washington, D.C. concluded on Friday, and it was as bad as you'd expect.

June 22 2015 1:00 AM

The National Organization for Marriage once again wants candidates to swear opposition to equal marriage rights, while another right-wing group has abandoned its pledge.

June 19 2015 8:04 PM

The Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Blueprint for Positive Change is an LGBT laundry list of actions the Obama administration could take to improve the lives of LGBT people.

June 19 2015 7:22 PM

It's not the first time this six-term congressman from Illinois has championed the cause of protecting antigay activists from discrimination.

June 19 2015 6:56 PM Updated

The Indiana Republican managed to ignite a massive backlash for signing an allegedly homophobic law, yet continues to only utter the words 'gay' or 'lesbian' on rare occasions.

June 19 2015 6:02 PM

Acceptance of trans people like Jenner shows the nation cannot distinguish 'crazy and evil from good,' claims pundit Erick Erickson.

June 19 2015 3:36 PM
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