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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.

McLeod-Skinner, who beat a seven-term incumbent in the Democratic primary, would be the first out member of Oregon's congressional delegation.

May 27 2022 3:36 PM

“I don’t understand why we celebrate what used to be a crime not long ago,” Jonathan Shelley said at an Arlington City Council meeting in Texas.

May 27 2022 2:40 PM

“For far too long, thousands of courageous individuals have been told that they are not worthy of the same benefits that their comrades and counterparts earned,” Velis said.

May 26 2022 10:45 AM

LGBTQ+ youth, marginalized girls, children of gay parents, and elementary school kids are all in constant danger because of political selfishness.

May 25 2022 5:45 PM

Venton Jones and Christian Manuel-Hayes are poised to be the first Black gay men in the legislature, and Black lesbian Jolanda Jones is likely to be reelected.

May 25 2022 4:15 PM

In a now-deleted tweet, Gosar claimed the person who killed 19 children and two teachers was “a transsexual leftist illegal alien.”

May 25 2022 1:20 PM

State Sen. Kelli Stargel, who recently announced a bid for Congress, was behind the state's bill barring trans girls from participating in girls' sports teams.

May 25 2022 12:47 PM