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A second Trump term would double down on erasing transgender rights. Here’s how advocates are preparing.

“We’ve seen over the last several years a militant effort in red states by the government to discriminate against trans folks, in particular, and the broader LGBTQ community, and even to go so far as to try to deny trans people's existence,” said Mike Zamore, national director of policy and governmental affairs at the ACLU.

Kamala Harris celebrates 20 years of ‘Queer Eye’ with creators and cast

The show brought queer men into American living rooms at a time when being out was not easy and has moved forward LGBTQ+ representation in mainstream media.

Kamala Harris: Supreme Court mifepristone ruling doesn’t mean abortion is safe under Trump

The vice president warned that the ruling is not a cause for celebration in a country where Republicans are attacking bodily autonomy rights.

High turnout at first White House LGBTQ-inclusive Pride Month blood drive

The event highlighted recent changes by the Food and Drug Administration that allow people to donate blood regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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.

Joe Biden celebrates 200th judicial confirmation paving the way for more LGBTQ+ judges

His administration hopes to set a new record soon.

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff to tackle Republican book bans at Manhattan roundtable discussion (exclusive)

He will talk about the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to fight these threats to students’ civil rights.

​​Joe Biden and Kamala Harris celebrate the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces at White House event

Lesbian point guard Chelsea Gray spoke with The Advocate after the East Room ceremony.

South Dakota Republican Kristi Noem killed her dog. Now she wants to kill President Joe Biden's

Gov. Kristi Noem didn't just brag about killing her 14-month-old puppy in her new book — she also threatened President Joe Biden's dog, Commander.

Judy Shepard's Presidential Medal of Freedom hailed by LGBTQ+ rights groups 25 years after gay son’s murder

After the hate-fueled murder of her son, Matthew Shepard, more than two decades ago, she has advocated for the rights of LGBTQ+ people.

Who is Jane Rigby, the lesbian scientist who just received a Medal of Freedom?

The chief scientist at the world’s most powerful telescope is also an out lesbian and mom of one.

Karine Jean-Pierre on being a Black lesbian working for the White House: 'It matters' (exclusive)

President Biden's spokesperson spoke exclusively to The Advocate about her role and the administration’s LGBTQ+ advocacy in the current political climate.

White House announces new rules on background checks for firearms sales in America

Vice President Kamala Harris and Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a rule change requiring more background checks as a way to close the gun show loophole.

Melania Trump set to appear at fundraiser for gay Republican group at Mar-a-Lago

The former first lady has taken part in events with the Log Cabin Republicans since leaving the White House. In 2021, she was the guest of honor at the group’s annual Spirit of Lincoln Gala.

White House highlights Daily Caller’s retraction of false Easter egg story

Karine Jean-Pierre took a moment during Tuesday’s White House press briefing to note the right-wing outlet’s actions.

Raphael Warnock slams Mike Johnson as ‘opposite of Christian’ after Trans Visibility Day uproar

"This is just one more instance of folks who do not know how to lead us trying to divide us," the Georgia Democrat recently said.

Karine Jean-Pierre slams right-wing misinformation on Trans Day of Visibility

No, President Biden wasn't disrespecting Easter in proclaiming Sunday TDOV, the out press secretary said — they just happened to fall on the same date.

White House responds to weird Republican outrage over Transgender Day of Visibility coinciding with Easter

Donald Trump and other Republican politicians and pundits don't seem to quite understand how a calendar works.

White House calls Republican spending bill’s ban on the Pride flag ‘inappropriate’

After backlash over a spending bill provision banning Pride flags at U.S. embassies, the Biden-Harris administration is emphasizing its dedication to LGBTQ+ advocacy and outlining efforts to mitigate the impact of the law.

White House, LGBTQ+ community express support after Princess Kate reveals shocking cancer diagnosis

In a deeply personal video, Princess Catherine shared her struggle with cancer, sparking a wave of support from the White House to a pub in D.C.