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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, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.

But the rocker also doesn't get why people think he's a bigot too.

July 17 2019 9:00 AM

Stevens, who died Tuesday, was a reliable champion of LGBTQ equality on the Supreme Court.

July 17 2019 3:38 AM

John Merrill, who is giving Roy Moore a run for his money in the homophobia department, says TV has contributed to cultural decay.

July 16 2019 7:58 PM

Chris Godfrey says former Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against him by demanding his resignation and cutting his pay. A jury just awarded Godfrey $1.5 million.

July 16 2019 2:35 PM

Baer, who helped craft Hillary Clinton’s “gay rights are human rights” speech, now hopes to be the first out gay male U.S. senator.

July 16 2019 1:19 PM

Transcripts from a chat program revealed homophobic, misogynistic messages exchanged by the governor and other territorial officials.

July 15 2019 4:32 PM

After Donald Trump said several congresswomen of color should go back where they came from, Graham said they're communists.

July 15 2019 3:13 PM