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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.

Liberty Counsel and the Family Research Council lauded a proposal to let federal contractors claim a religious basis for discrimination against LGBTQ people and others.

10:31 AM

The Muslim bans, the Nazi defenses, the concentration camps, the attacks on trans people — how can anyone who isn’t a bigot endorse that?

August 16 2019 3:19 PM

U.S. Reps. Angie Craig, Sharice Davids, and Mark Pocan say the nation is wrong to keep colleagues Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar out.

August 16 2019 10:11 AM

The Zero for Zeros campaign calls on companies to cease donating to the "worst of the worst" members of Congress. 

August 16 2019 4:00 AM

Bennet, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is the first candidate to voice support for the move.

August 15 2019 7:01 PM

A smear campaign sent out a flyer that juxtaposed a 14-year-old coming out photo of candidate Justin Carroll with the news that he works with kids at the YMCA. 

August 15 2019 3:02 PM

“Alcoholism is harmful too, but we don’t see groups promoting alcoholism.”

August 15 2019 11:40 AM
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