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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 a brief to the Supreme Court, Jonathan Mitchell argues that the rulings for marriage equality and against sodomy bans were "lawless."

September 20 2021 3:04 PM

The repeal, which took effect 10 years ago today, "helped move our nation closer to its foundational promise of equality, dignity, and opportunity for all," Biden said.

September 20 2021 7:30 AM

Polis wed his longtime partner Wednesday.

September 16 2021 9:58 AM

Jenner, a candidate to replace Newsom if he was recalled, received only about 1 percent of the vote.

September 15 2021 1:50 PM

Newsom, an ally of LGBTQ+ people, prevailed easily in the recall election.

September 15 2021 12:02 AM

Christy Goldsmith Romero and Jed Kolko, if confirmed by the Senate, will join dozens of other LGBTQ+ officials in the Biden administration.

September 13 2021 3:44 PM

The trans Virginia legislator is running for reelection against Christopher Stone, who opposes marriage equality and wants more religious exemptions from pro-LGBTQ+ laws.

September 09 2021 3:55 PM