DeRay Mckesson
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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.

Because he'd end same-sex marriage and abortion, religious right groups wouldn't be able to use those issues in fundraising, Mike Huckabee contends.

January 07 2016 8:40 PM

LGBT activists in Alabama were so outraged by the anti–marriage equality order issued by the state's chief justice they staged a protest.

January 07 2016 1:40 PM

Rose Uscianowski decided to ask Ben Carson 'Do you think I chose to be gay?' because the idea that sexuality is a choice can be damaging.

January 07 2016 8:47 AM

The repeal of Houston’s anti-discrimination law hinged on familiar fear-mongering ('protect the children') and an age-old fanaticism: misogyny.

January 07 2016 7:06 AM

President Obama sees a parallel in the changes needed to curb violence and the long, unfinished battle for LGBT equality.

January 06 2016 4:48 PM

What does it say about the Republican Party that Donald Trump's tactics win in polls?

January 06 2016 1:35 PM
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