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Out reps and allies denounce anti-LGBTQ+ provisions in House defense spending bill

“Republicans love to claim how they support our troops in one breath, just to turn around and vote to discriminate against them with the next,” said Rep. Mark Pocan, chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Sarah McBride nearly assured of Congress win after primary opponent drops out

McBride, currently a Delaware state senator, is poised to be the first out transgender member of Congress.

Randy Rainbow's Marjorie Taylor Greene is 'lousy with stupidity'

Rainbow mashes up 60 Minutes and Grease to lampoon the outrageous far-right congresswoman.

Lauren Boebert resorts to homophobia after Pete Buttigieg calls out her hypocrisy

The Colorado congresswoman used bigotry as she tried to make fun of the transportation secretary and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, for raising children.

Rep. Robert Garcia calls out Peru for classifying trans, intersex & nonbinary people as mentally ill

The California Democrat, who is Peruvian American, called the move ‘discriminatory, dangerous and shameful.’

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.

Marjorie Taylor Greene finally did it: She triggered motion to end Mike Johnson’s run as Speaker of the House

The Georgia Republican triggered a privileged motion to vacate the office of Speaker of the House on Wednesday afternoon.

George Santos pulls out of New York congressional race

The disgraced former U.S. representative said he was worried that his run as an independent would split the Republican vote and give Democrats a House majority — and he claimed anti-Semitism is widespread among Dems.

Weeks after primary election, gay candidate Evan Low advances to general for California congressional seat

The final vote count shows Low in a tie for second with Joe Simitian, so both will be on the general election ballot, along with Sam Liccardo. The primary was held March 5.

U.S. Rep. Sara Jacobs and her trans brother on visibility and authenticity

Out and proud trans people provide hope and inspiration in these difficult times, Dylan Jacobs tells his sister in a conversation for Transgender Day of Visibility.

LGBTQ+ and allied members of Congress introduce Trans Day of Visibility resolution

The resolution recognizes the accomplishments of trans people and commits to affirming their rights.

George Santos leaves Republican Party, will run for House seat as independent

It's the latest twist in the convoluted Santos saga.

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.

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..

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins George Santos's seat in House of Representatives

Suozzi will hold the seat rendered vacant by the expulsion of the gay Republican and serial liar, flipping the seat for Democrats.

George Santos' replacement: What you need to know about the New York election today

Tuesday's special election looks to be a close race between Democrat Tom Suozzi and Republican Mazi Pilip.

Democrat Robert Garcia calls Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘insane’ after she storms out of hearing

In a heated exchange over January 6 insurrectionist support, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene hastily exited a House hearing, prompting Rep. Robert Garcia to label her behavior as ‘insane.’

Senate Democrats urged to reject anti-LGBTQ+ measures in funding bills by coalition (exclusive)

The Human Rights Campaign and ACLU lead the charge, with 63 groups, challenging discriminatory riders in congressional budget talks.

Chasten Buttigieg slams Florida Republican's comments about Pete's parental leave as homophobic (exclusive)

U.S. Rep. Anna Paulina Luna has proposed a law supporting parental leave for lawmakers. On Friday, she called out U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg for being able to taking parental leave.

Lauren Boebert involved in physical fight with ex-husband in Colorado restaurant

Silt Police Chief Mike Kite tells The Advocate the incident between Rep. Lauren Boebert and her ex is under investigation.