Although the gay congressman retired from the House earlier this year, his very personal pitch to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act back in 2007 is still relevant today.
The Democratic senator from Wisconsin and the Maine Republican are among the bipartisan sponsors in both chambers of Congress who’ve signed on to support the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013.
U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan have proposed the Runaway and Homeless Youth Inclusion Act, which provides specific protections for LGBT youth.
Mark Pocan's husband, Philip Frank, is the first same-sex spouse with a congressional spousal ID card.
The 113th Congress has the highest number of openly LGBT members in the body’s history, with six in the House and, for the first time, an openly gay senator. Each politico here brings something unique to the table. They’re all Democrats, and all were endorsed by the Victory Fund, meaning they fully support federal, state, and local efforts to advance LGBT rights. Meet your new representatives.
A pastor sees the same progress that became evident on election night in his own church.
The GOP has frozen into an unmovable rigidity, and if it doesn’t thaw, it will splinter and crack, warns The Advocate's Editor-in-Chief Matthew Breen.