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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.

Nunes, a staunch Trump ally, will end his tenure in Congress with a dismal record on LGBTQ+ rights and a history of suing fictitious cows.

December 07 2021 8:04 PM

Nadine Smith of Equality Florida says it's just the latest in a series of anti-LGBTQ+ actions by Gov. Ron DeSantis's administration.

December 06 2021 8:32 PM

Bakhtiari, who won a runoff election last week, is also the first queer Muslim elected to any position in Georgia.

December 06 2021 2:54 PM

By becoming a cabinet secretary and a father, Pete Buttigieg shows how much progress LGBTQ+ Americans have made — and he’s trying to ensure that continues.

December 06 2021 8:49 AM

He made the remarks during an appearance on a Fox News anchor's podcast on World AIDS Day. 

December 02 2021 3:46 PM

She beat her ruling party opponent in a win that officials have called a landslide.

December 02 2021 1:00 PM

The right-wing news channel sees the latest COVID-19 variant as a grand conspiracy to put the out transportation secretary in the Oval Office.

November 30 2021 12:04 PM