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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.

The House resolution seeks to recognize the contributions of Black LGBTQ+ people to American history.

February 26 2021 5:07 PM

The Promise to America's Children has many far-right groups and activists as supporters, including Penny Young Nance (pictured) of Concerned Women for America.

February 26 2021 3:16 PM

Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Elise Stefanik voted against the pro-LGBTQ+ bill two years after embracing it.

February 26 2021 2:23 PM

As a Senate committee considered Levine's nomination for assistant health secretary, Paul offered transphobic lies about gender-affirming health care.

February 25 2021 5:12 PM

The comprehensive civil rights bill would ban anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination in many aspects of life nationwide.

February 25 2021 5:04 PM

The Republican affixed an anti-transgender poster on her office door reading, “There are TWO genders: Male & Female. Trust The Science!”

February 25 2021 3:18 PM

The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prevent trans girls and women from competing on female teams.

February 24 2021 9:45 PM