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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.

Rasmussen found acceptance as mayor of the small community of Silverton, Ore.

November 23 2021 3:20 PM

California Assemblymember Evan Low had chaired the committee for the past five years. 

November 23 2021 11:58 AM

Buttigieg said, “There’s no room to get caught up in the parlor games,” and that he was proud to serve in the Biden-Harris administration.  

November 22 2021 4:30 PM

In a sermon, the expected Republican gubernatorial candidate also compared LGBTQ+ people to "maggots" and "flies."

November 22 2021 3:21 PM

Montana state Sen. Theresa Manzella said such attacks are “normal consequences” of the “choices” made by LGBTQ+ people — such as holding hands with partners in public.

November 19 2021 5:15 PM

“Violence against transgender Americans, particularly Black and Brown [trans] women, has become a national epidemic and we cannot allow ourselves to turn a blind eye towards this gross injustice.”

November 19 2021 2:05 PM

Like his grandmother and father, Donald Trump Jr. uses LGBTQ in a disparaging way.

November 19 2021 10:35 AM