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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.

“Stacey was a pioneer for disability justice and intersectionality. Her life experiences led her to empower and revitalize others,” her sister said.

May 20 2022 5:11 PM

The bill, which appeared to be dead, has now been revived by lawmakers.

May 20 2022 2:50 PM

The book, Gender Queer: A Memoir, has been banned in a number of school libraries as districts across the country restrict access to LGBTQ+ content.

May 20 2022 12:36 PM Updated

Chou says a doctored image in rival Lesley Briones's ad "seeks to reinforce negative stereotypes" of Asian Americans. View it below.

May 19 2022 4:50 PM

The student said he was suspended for handing out Pride flags at a school protest against Florida's "don't say gay" law.

May 19 2022 10:38 AM

Lesbian minister and activist Jasmine Beach-Ferrara won the Democratic primary for a U.S. House seat from North Carolina, among several other LGBTQ+ victories Tuesday.

May 18 2022 8:14 PM

State Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta and Brian Sims didn't win bids for higher office, but Kenyatta will stay in the legislature and may be joined by the state's first nonbinary lawmaker.

May 18 2022 12:57 AM Updated
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