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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 rule change, which also discriminates against clients with disabilities, sparked outrage.

October 16 2020 2:41 PM

Jenna Wadsworth has heard from people wishing violence on her after she posted a video noting the irony of Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis.

October 16 2020 1:40 PM

The Democratic presidential nominee criticized the president's attacks on the transgender community.

October 14 2020 4:22 PM

The anti-LGBTQ+ views of Trump's Supreme Court nominee are "dangerous territory," says Chicago's lesbian mayor.

October 14 2020 2:43 PM

Melina Rayna Svanhild Farley-Barratt, a lobbyist for women's rights, was running for Florida Senate.

October 14 2020 1:17 PM

As the clock ticks toward November 3, the HRC seeks to mobilize voters against anti-LGBTQ+ forces.

October 14 2020 9:50 AM