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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 university announced Friday that Jerry Falwell Jr. is taking an indefinite leave of absence as president after sharing a risque photo.

August 07 2020 4:32 PM Updated

The out politician says many centrist Republicans support minority rights when it's convenient and then drop them when it's no longer useful.

August 06 2020 3:15 PM

Following years of anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric from federal and local governments, a significant number of queer people are fleeing to more liberal countries. 

August 06 2020 2:34 PM

Substantial percentages of voters of color overall and LGBTQ ones say it's a good option for safety and avoiding voter suppression.

August 06 2020 3:01 AM

In November, Washington could elect an out lieutenant governor, Kansas its first trans state legislator, and Michigan its first out member of Congress.

August 05 2020 5:12 PM

The platform is the first from either major party to mention trans women of color, nonbinary people, and much more.

August 04 2020 4:10 PM

Ianne Fields Stewart discusses her organization, The Okra Project, which brings home-cooked meals to trans folks.

August 04 2020 11:16 AM
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