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.

The trans pioneer — who founded  SiriusXM and created a pharmaceutical company to save her youngest daughter — tells The Advocate Donald Trump is "irrelevant" to trans rights.

May 08 2017 12:51 PM

Muslim clerics issued a resolution following the report about authorities rounding up gay men, promising "retribution" for those working at the newspaper, "with no statute of limitations."

April 17 2017 8:50 PM

"Here I go again," the former secretary of state told Georgetown University students, "talking about research, evidence and facts."

April 06 2017 8:21 PM

With the federal appeals court deciding that Title VII protections against discrmination do apply to sexual orientation, the lesbian teacher now goes back to a trial court, three years after filing suit.

April 06 2017 5:51 PM

The Justice Ministry quietly designated the photoshopped image of President Vladimir Putin wearing makeup as "extremist" material, essentially outlawing it from being circulated.

April 06 2017 7:59 AM

Human Rights Watch suspects both Russia and Syria are lying when they blame the deaths of at least 100 civilians on an explosion at a nearby chemical plant. This was no accident. 

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April 05 2017 10:24 PM

The group formed to fight indifference and opposition to proper care for people living with HIV and AIDS in 1987 is rededicating itself to fighting President Donald Trump's policies.

April 04 2017 5:52 PM
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