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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.

Why aren’t we all fully accepting of those who have gotten right on our issues, often overcoming lifetimes of social pressure predisposing them to hate us?

February 25 2016 5:56 AM

The Black Lives Matter movement has many leaders but only one recognizable face. DeRay Mckesson gets candid on love and leadership, politics and protest — and his plans for Baltimore’s future.

February 25 2016 4:46 AM

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has until March 1 to veto the transphobic legislation, which would make South Dakota the first state to enact such sweeping restrictions. 

February 24 2016 6:42 PM

A gay Texas college student dons a wig and tight shorts to spoof the ridiculous antics of Donald Trump.

February 24 2016 9:21 AM

Find out why the Human Rights Campaign, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the Southern Poverty Law Center are asking the Federal Trade Commission to step in and end 'ex-gay' therapy. 

February 24 2016 3:14 AM
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