Rep. Zoe Lofgren took to the information-sharing site cofounded by late Internet activist Aaron Swartz to announce legislation that would reform the laws used by the federal government to harshly prosecute Swartz.
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.
January 15 2013 6:26 PM ET
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Gay and straight couples will be allowed to register in Pinellas County, Fla., after commissioners passed the ordinance with a 6-1 vote.
January 15 2013 5:47 PM ET
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January 10 2013 8:35 PM ET
The Newark mayor wrote frankly during college about what it took for him to stop hating gay people.
January 10 2013 11:00 AM ET
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