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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 jabbing of her weapon leaves the very essence of our republic, the right to vote, on life support.

January 14 2022 12:28 PM

At least seven states are considering anti-transgender bills after a record year for such legislation.

January 13 2022 2:35 PM

Sen. Krysten Sinema's refusal to support changing the Senate rule has most likely doomed the legislation that Democrats had wished to pass.

January 13 2022 2:08 PM

Kotek, a longtime social justice activist, was Oregon's first lesbian House speaker, and now she's seeking to become governor.

January 12 2022 3:29 PM

The secretary of Transportation responded to questions from his followers.

January 12 2022 11:59 AM

Jenkins's colleagues in Minneapolis elected her unanimously.

January 11 2022 2:04 PM

The highest-ranking LGBTQ+ person ever to serve in the State Department, the new U.S. Chief of Protocol is every bit the savvy diplomat.

January 10 2022 6:11 PM