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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.

If she prevails in November, Kotek will be the nation's first out lesbian governor.

May 18 2022 12:31 AM

The Dallas Mavericks guard-forward has been working with several LGBTQ+ rights organizations in the Dallas area. 

May 17 2022 12:17 PM

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Biden said attacks on the community “cannot be tolerated.”

May 17 2022 8:45 AM

In her first briefing in the post, Jean-Pierre honored the victims of the Buffalo shooting and noted the historic nature of her position as a Black and queer immigrant.

May 16 2022 7:05 PM

Sen. Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming was booed during a commencement address at the University of Wyoming over the remarks.

May 16 2022 1:38 PM

In the Florida legislature, Rayner has been a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and a critic of the state's "don't say gay" law. She'll now run for reelection for her state House seat.

May 16 2022 10:36 AM

Barnette, also a virulent Islamophobe, has seen her support in the Pennsylvania Republican primary rise sharply.

May 13 2022 4:30 PM
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