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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will always 'fight like hell' to protect LGBTQ+ rights (exclusive)

The governor of Michigan tells The Advocate about her efforts to defend vital LGBTQ+ services, and warns about the dangers of a second Trump term.

Gay, pro-choice GOPer Curtis Bashaw wins New Jersey U.S. Senate primary

His nomination gives Republicans hope they could pick up a Senate seat in the solidly blue state.

Trump’s conviction is an opportunity to sway independent voters — especially women

Most Americans say they won’t change their votes as a result of Trump’s historic trial, but the verdict could give both parties an opportunity to court independents, a 19th News/SurveyMonkey poll found.

Texas's first LGBTQ+ state senator, Molly Cook, wins primary for full term

Cook had won a special election to finish the term of a senator who resigned, but now she's won a primary runoff that will likely keep her representing her heavily Democratic district.

10 Republican 'hate squad' lawmakers targeted by pro-LGBTQ+ Agenda PAC

Agenda PAC is hoping to unseat these "beatable bigots."

Molly Cook, Texas's first out LGBTQ+ state senator, is ready to make change (exclusive)

The emergency room nurse and grassroots organizer will advocate for both incremental and revolutionary change.

Months after election, gay House candidate Evan Low will be on November ballot. Here's what happened

Low, currently a member of the California Assembly, is running for a U.S. House seat from Silicon Valley.

Texas voters make history electing first LGBTQ+ state senator

The citizens of ruby red Texas have elected the state’s first LGBTQ+ senator: Molly Cook.

Gay lawmaker Robert Garcia hosted Free Comic Book Day on Capitol Hill

California Democratic Rep. Robert Garcia shared his love of comic books with anyone who wanted to stop by his office.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Republican Kristi Noem brags about killing dog and goat in her new book

Will this kill the South Dakota governor's hopes for becoming Donald Trump's vice-presidential pick?

LGBTQ+ voters prefer Biden and Democrats over Trump but want them to do more: poll

The survey from Data for Progress also found young LGBTQ+ Americans less enthused about this year's election than other age groups.

Gay Pennsylvania Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta wins Democratic primary for auditor general

He will now take on a Republican 2020 election denier in the November election. If he wins, he'll become Pennsylvania's first out statewide elected official.

Biden will hammer Trump over abortion bans in Florida speech

President Joe Biden will speak in Tampa on Tuesday to lay out why Donald Trump and Republicans are a danger to Americans’ reproductive rights.

Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg tour Baltimore bridge collapse site, outline federal support for Maryland

The president was joined by the secretary of transportation at the Francis Scott Key Bridge crash site to commit more federal resources toward recovery efforts.

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor vetoes Republican transgender sports ban bill

The Democrat stood in the way of a law that Republicans wanted to have enacted targeting the trans community.

Out Congress members outraged as anti-LGBTQ+ bills advance

U.S. House committees approved an anti-trans sports bill and one allowing faith-based discrimination by college groups.

Trans chaplain speaks to Tennessee legislature as Republicans try to erase people like her

Dahron Johnson told The Advocate why the speaking engagement was significant and what she hoped it did for transgender people’s representation amid Republican attacks on trans lives.

Trump ally Bernie Moreno wins Republican primary for U.S. Senate from Ohio

He will face LGBTQ-supportive Democrat Sherrod Brown in November. Meanwhile, trans woman Arienne Childrey won her primary for Ohio House.

Biden clinches presidential nomination, warns of danger posed by Trump

President Biden clinched his nomination for a second term with a victory in the Georgia Democratic primary.

Kyrsten Sinema added to the Mount Rushmore of LGBTQ+ losers

She joins Navratilova, Jenner, Grenell, and Santos; however, Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt this lot is not.