Dawn Ennis

The Advocate's news editor Dawn Ennis successfully transitioned from broadcast journalism to online media following another transition that made headlines; in 2013, she became the first trans staffer in any major TV network newsroom. As the first out transgender editor at The Advocate, the native New Yorker continues her 30-year media career, in which she has earned more than a dozen awards, including two Emmys. With the blessing of her three children, Dawn retains the most important job title she's ever held: Dad.

LGBT advocates are sounding the alarm after the Trump administration eliminated questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. 

March 20 2017 8:21 PM

The women on the U.S. national team are asking for more than money. They want equal benefits and access to marketing on par with male hockey players. 

March 20 2017 3:31 PM

The legendary out actor commented on the sexual orientation of the character LeFou, and the lack of gay characters in general: "Why should they be excluded?"

March 14 2017 9:16 PM

Rep. Ted Lieu, who was born in Taiwan, replied to the Iowa congressman's remark about "somebody else's babies" with a photograph of his children, captioned: "These are my two babies."

March 13 2017 4:34 PM

Since transport workers seem to strike very regularly in Italy, skeptical commuters doubted their inconvenience had anything to do with standing up for women's rights.

March 08 2017 7:04 PM

State Street Global Advisors of Boston commissioned artist Kristen Visbal's "Fearless Girl" statue to send a message to the financial industry, to hire more women directors.

March 08 2017 1:49 PM
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