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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 lesbian mayor was unafraid to bite back after the president's "looting" comments.  

May 30 2020 2:07 PM

The gay politician is using the experience as arsenal to help flip the Republican-led House. 

May 29 2020 2:16 PM

"The Man" called out the president after his harmful tweets about the situation in Minneapolis.

May 29 2020 1:40 PM

The vice president of the Minneapolis City Council brought music, mourning, and a pledge to a press conference for the slain Black man.

May 28 2020 4:00 PM

The Pennsylvania lawmaker said Republicans "were testing positive" while failing to notify Democrats.

May 28 2020 2:11 PM

In 1991, Kramer delivered a now-famous speech about apathy in the face of the AIDS epidemic. 

May 27 2020 9:15 PM

The former Democratic candidate for POTUS is also one of our "Women of the Year." 

May 26 2020 1:48 PM