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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.

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

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.

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

If she prevails in November, Kotek will be the nation's first out lesbian governor.

May 18 2022 12:31 AM

The Dallas Mavericks guard-forward has been working with several LGBTQ+ rights organizations in the Dallas area. 

May 17 2022 12:17 PM

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Biden said attacks on the community “cannot be tolerated.”

May 17 2022 8:45 AM
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