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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.

The New York Senator talks about the current chances of the LGBTQ+ legislation — and how we can help pass it. 

April 14 2021 12:30 PM

Hoang, who has been with Equality California since 2009, will succeed Rick Chavez Zbur when Zbur steps down at the end of this year.

April 14 2021 10:00 AM

The only out person in Hawaii’s state legislature dishes on his memorable campaign.

April 13 2021 10:02 PM

President Biden announced his intent to nominate Tucson, Ariz., Police Chief Chris Magnus as CPB commissioner.

April 13 2021 3:17 PM

Gaetz, the disgraced Florida congressman, has repeatedly invoked Hill's name, comparing her sex scandal to his.

April 10 2021 1:29 PM

Rep. Mary Bentley's bill would let teachers ignore students' preferred names and pronouns, and she says the state should do more in case a youth identifies "as a cat, as a furry."

April 09 2021 8:36 PM

Over 11,000 signatures were gathered to reverse Mesa's newly enacted protections.

April 07 2021 5:22 PM