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 Jasmyne Cannick ditched the L.A. event for one in Compton.

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Press secretary Sean Spicer said he doesn't know if Trump will maintain the order covering federal contractors.

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I am woman, hear me roar.

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Millions marched for women's rights, immigrants' rights, LGBT rights, and more this Saturday. Whether you like the Pussyhat Project or not, those pink hats provided undeniable, visual solidarity. 

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