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Politics

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.

The gay activist is remembered as a progressive champion.

June 25 2020 1:54 PM

The former vice president is running on the most pro-LGBTQ+ platform of any major-party nominee in history. Equality is attainable, but only if we vote. 

June 25 2020 4:59 AM

Mondaire Jones and Ritchie Torres finished first in their primaries Tuesday in New York and are likely winners in November.

June 24 2020 3:02 PM

On Inside With The Advocate, the Human Rights Campaign's leader talks activism as Pride, centering racial justice, and why we must take Trump down.

June 24 2020 1:08 PM

Activist Adam Eli speaks with gay congressional candidate Jonathan Herzog, who hopes to defeat Jerrold Nadler.

June 22 2020 5:29 PM

Jones, running for New York's 17th District, knows what it's like to experience poverty and discrimination.

June 22 2020 2:15 PM

The program protecting "dreamers," undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, will survive.

June 18 2020 3:24 PM
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