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These drag queens are meeting with Congress to lobby for LGBTQ+ protections

Jiggly Caliente, Joey Jay, and Brigitte Bandit will meet with lawmakers on Tuesday to lobby for the Equality Act.

Nancy Pelosi, perhaps the greatest LGBTQ+ ally in history, reflects on the meaning of Pride (exclusive)

For Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, the LGBTQ+ community has been an intellectual, emotional, and political resource, she told The Advocate. She also understands the serious risks at stake for the community in this year’s election.

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.

Reps. Lee, Schiff, and Porter make their appeal for California U.S. Senate seat at LGBTQ+ forum

The three appeared at a candidates' forum organied by Equality California Saturday and showed support for LGBTQ+ equality across the board.

LGBTQ+ people want to foster or adopt kids, but fear of discrimination stops them (exclusive)

That's among the findings just released from a study by Gallup and the children's charity Kidsave.

Requiem for the Anti-LGBTQ+ Career of Kevin McCarthy

McCarthy leaves Congress after racking up a long history of hostility to the LGBTQ+ community.

Who Is U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin?

Manchin has been one of the most conservative Democrats in the Senate, with a mixed record on LGBTQ+ issues.

How Anti-LGBTQ+ Is Newly Elected House Speaker Mike Johnson? Very.

Johnson has voted against major LGBTQ+ rights bills, led an anti-transgender hearing, and called LGBTQ+ people a "deviant group."

Mitt Romney Won't Seek Reelection to Senate in 2024

Romney has shown a degree of independence from the Republican Party but still has a largely poor record on LGBTQ+ issues.

Mitch McConnell: Frozen in Time, Literally

Can the GOP call Biden feeble while McConnell falls, freezes, and fumbles?

303 Creative SCOTUS Ruling Is Signal to Keep Fighting, Activists Say

The Supreme Court's ruling is narrow in scope but sets the stage for more chipping away at antidiscrimination law.

Anti-Trans Misinformation Spewed at Senate Hearing — But It Gets Countered

The hearing was on the realities of LGBTQ+ people in the U.S.

Equality Act, the Sweeping LGBTQ+ Rights Bill, Reintroduced in Congress

The act, which would outlaw anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination nationally, comes at a time of unprecedented state-level attacks on the community.

13 Photos of Queer Joy & Celebration at White House Pride Month Event

There was so much joy on display on the South Lawn where LGBTQ+ people and families were celebrated by the Biden administration.

Pat Robertson's History of Terrible, Vile Anti-LGBTQ+ Statements

The televangelist, who died Thursday, had a long history of blaming LGBTQ+ people for everything bad, including 9/11.

Gay Congressman David Cicilline on 12 Years Fighting for LGBTQ Rights in the House

Rep. David Cicilline was one of only four out LGBTQ+ members of Congress when he started serving in 2011.

The 10 Gayest Accomplishments of President Joe Biden

Biden, now officially running for a second term, is the most pro-LGBTQ+ president in U.S. history.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's LGBTQ+ Record: Positive With Some Exceptions

Feinstein announced Tuesday that she won't seek reelection. Here'a a look at her record in San Francisco and the Senate.

Biden Delivers Energetic, Economy-Focused State of the Union Address

He did get in a pitch for the Equality Act, though, and shout-outs to transgender youth and marriage equality.