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Inside the plan to double the number of LGBTQ+ members of Congress (exclusive)

Democratic U.S. Reps. Mark Takano and Ritchie Torres discuss their fundraising prowess in an exclusive interview with The Advocate.

CDC warns of new mpox outbreak, urges vaccination

People at high risk, including gay and bisexual men, should get vaccinated, the agency advises.

The federal government failed on mpox. Ritchie Torres's new bill addresses that (exclusive)

A new Government Accountability Office report highlights significant flaws in the federal handling of the mpox outbreak, emphasizing the need for a more unified public health response system to tackle future health emergencies better.

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A new bill would enhance LGBTQ+ youth mental health services

The Pride in Mental Health Act, introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Laphonza Butler and Tina Smith, comes at a time of crisis for LGBTQ+ young people..

Democrats Introduce Bills to Create National LGBTQ+ History and Culture Museum

Legislation was introduced to establish a dedicated museum within the Smithsonian Institution, which garnered broad support from the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Rep. Ritchie Torres to Introduce Resolution Censuring Rep. George Santos

Censure doesn’t remove a member of Congress from office, but it stays on the member’s permanent record.

Democrats Introduce Bill to Support LGBTQ & Women’s History in Schools

The bill comes at a time when Republicans are trying to erase and rewrite certain histories.

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.

House Republicans Pass Bill to Restrict Transgender Rights in Schools

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a measure veiled as a parental rights law that is actually a bill meant to exclude transgender people from public education.

Dems Introduce Resolution to Celebrate Black LGBTQ+ Americans

As the end of Black History Month draws near, Democrats are continuing to give credit where credit is due.