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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.

In 1991, Kramer delivered a now-famous speech about apathy in the face of the AIDS epidemic. 

May 27 2020 9:15 PM

The former Democratic candidate for POTUS is also one of our "Women of the Year." 

May 26 2020 1:48 PM

Charmaine McGuffey defeated her former boss in the Democratic primary, and now she's ready to take on a Republican in November.

May 22 2020 6:39 PM

A new ad uses the Republican senator's own words to show “the two faces of Lindsey Graham.”

May 22 2020 5:24 PM

On AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate, athlete Amazin LeThi and actor BD Wong discuss racism, representation, and relying on your community.

May 22 2020 1:44 PM

Donald Trump sent “the worst possible message” by appearing on camera with no mask, Attorney General Dana Nessel says.

May 21 2020 9:25 PM

Not every accusation is equal, contends Amanda Kerri.

May 20 2020 12:47 PM