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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.

Republican Congressman Cawthorn “has been radicalized by extremists” like others throughout history, says a new ad from Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, who's running against him.

September 24 2021 3:05 PM

Clementi died by suicide in 2010 after experiencing homophobic bullying from his roommate and another college student.

September 23 2021 9:04 AM

LGBTQ+ activists expect the Empire State’s new governor to be a strong advocate in Albany.

September 22 2021 6:41 PM

 “For her to be the person to stand in the way of [progress]… that is untenable to us.”

September 22 2021 2:23 PM

Twitter followers got a laugh out of the viral moment. 

September 22 2021 11:19 AM

In a brief to the Supreme Court, Jonathan Mitchell argues that the rulings for marriage equality and against sodomy bans were "lawless."

September 20 2021 3:04 PM

The repeal, which took effect 10 years ago today, "helped move our nation closer to its foundational promise of equality, dignity, and opportunity for all," Biden said.

September 20 2021 7:30 AM