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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.

A queer voter who received the threatening email shared it with the state's largest LGBTQ+ rights group, which is calling for a federal investigation.

1 hour 32 min ago

Ohio's Charmaine McGuffey, running to be one of the few out sheriffs in the nation, highlights her experiences in a new campaign ad.

October 20 2020 2:49 PM

Gómez, running in a San Diego district, would be the first queer Latinx person in the U.S. House. 

October 19 2020 4:15 PM

Look who’s talking about things she doesn’t understand.

October 19 2020 3:18 PM

The two men named in the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision say Barrett will endanger hard-won rights.

October 19 2020 2:47 PM

The comment arose from Trump’s defense of his tweeting of false conspiracy theories during his Thursday town hall.

October 16 2020 3:52 PM

“There should be zero discrimination,” Biden said at his Thursday town hall event.

October 16 2020 3:06 PM