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Watch Jimmy Kimmel's hilarious LGBTQ+ campaign video: 'You can't spell Biden without Bi'

"If Trump wins this November, democracy as we know it will sashay away," a Biden impersonator says in the sketch.

These 9 states have the chance to protect abortion this election — Here's what you can do

Constitutional amendments to protect abortion are on the ballot in 4 states, and 5 other states still need your signature.

3 books to read before the November elections

These political reads examine the current state of facism, religion, transphobia, and more in the U.S.

Conservative school board candidates handed humiliating loss in St. Louis area

Out of 13 candidates endorsed by local right-wing radio talk show host Marc Cox, zero won their races this week.

How important is abortion in the 2024 elections? To these groups, it's crucial

Abortion is an important issue to most women, but a large number of certain demographics are making it their top priority.

Meet the first woman and first out queer mayor of Vermont's largest city

Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, who was previously a state representative, said that "when you have marginalized people at the table, decisions change because you remember humanity matters."

Louisiana is the only state that's never had an out LGBTQ+ state legislator. Here's why

Queer statehouse candidates in Louisiana say running for office was 'traumatic.'

North Carolina’s Lt. Gov. faces backlash over anti-transgender remarks ahead of primaries

Republican Mark Robinson’s controversial stance on LGBTQ+ issues stirs national debate and concerns among advocates following the tragic death of Nex Benedict.

Alaska doesn't want to vote for Joe Biden or Donald Trump in the 2024 election

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner is speaking up and sharing her concerns for this year's race.

Trump appointee uses death of president's 46-year-old son to tilt election

Special Counsel Robert Hur outrageously clears and smears President Biden. Another gift from one of Trump's "best people."

Meet the Gen Z trans woman running for Congress in Louisiana

Rivule Sykes's campaign in the Fifth Congressional District of Louisiana is one that aims to bring "people’s attention to the issues we all face together."

Restore Roe: Biden and Harris warn supporters what a second Trump term could mean for bodily autonomy

The president, the vice president, and their spouses delivered this message loud and clear at the "Restore Roe" rally in Virginia on Tuesday.

Election Offices Targeted with Fentanyl-Laced Letters and Pride Flags

Suspicious letters containing fentanyl were sent to multiple states’ election offices, and the inclusion of the Progress Pride Flag raises questions about the sender’s motives.

Moms for Liberty Candidates Rejected by Voters in Key School Board Elections

Agenda PAC-endorsed candidates secure victory across multiple states, marking a significant defeat for Moms for Liberty and their anti-LGBTQ+ educational agenda.

Virginia Democrats Rally to Beat Out Far-Right Politicians on Election Day

The Virginia election is set to be a crucial juncture for LGBTQ+ protections and reproductive rights amid intensified conservative challenges.

Here Are Our 2024 Election Predictions. Will They Come True?

With a year to go, TheAdvocate editors consult their crystal balls.

The Tennessee Mayoral Candidate and Her White Supremacist Friends

As Franklin voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, the mayoral race marked by white supremacist ties and a contentious candidate, Gabrielle Hanson, reaches its decisive moment.

Jenna Ellis, Donald Trump's Homophobic Former Legal Adviser, Pleads Guilty

Former Trump attorney’s guilty plea opens a new chapter amid changing political alliances and pending courtroom drama.

Mike Pence Shifts to ‘Gender Ideology’ When Asked About Anti-Trans Violence

For Republicans, everything about the existence of transgender people is framed as “woke” or “gender ideology.”

About Tim Scott’s Dating Life: The GOP’s Obsession Over His Sexual Orientation

Why do Republicans appear to be obsessed with why the South Carolina senator hasn’t been seen with a romantic partner.