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.

We're just too sensitive, according to state Rep. Ralph Watts, recently accused of using the derogatory term "red rider" to describe a gay man.

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As we read these sites so you don't have to, we look at the daggers suddenly pointed at the House Speaker.

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The same judge ruled last year that a trans person can change their sex to "non-binary."

March 26 2017 6:37 PM

Pro-Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters clashed at a "Make America Great Again" rally in California. 

March 25 2017 8:15 PM

The former vice president believes he had a good chance of becoming president. 

March 25 2017 6:14 PM
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