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Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others are shaping and pushing forward the agenda of the LGBT rights movement. Whether it’s in the spheres of entertainment, politics, education, media, government, or international or local coverage, The Advocate is the leading source for news that is important to transgender, gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals around the world.

Not a single judge in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wanted to reconsider a ruling that declared 16-year-old Gavin Grimm should be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. 

May 31 2016 6:41 PM

The University of North Carolina system has hired three attorneys to defend it in lawsuits over HB 2 and it hoping the attorney general's office will cover all legal fees for the institution.

May 31 2016 6:33 PM

In a Facebook Live video today, the out actor sat down with two transgender Americans to discuss how they came to live authentically and the obstacles still facing the trans community today. 

May 31 2016 3:51 PM

The TransMilitary Project is running a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary on trans troops who have come out despite the armed forces' ban.

8:04 PM

It's important to remember the moments and people who defined the transgender movement over the years, show these filmmakers.

11:34 AM

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld earned raucous applause when the Libertarian vice presidential hopeful reminded delegates that he appointed the first U.S. judge to rule in favor of marriage equality. 

May 28 2016 4:42 PM

After years claiming gays wouldn’t survive being stranded on a deserted island, Rep. Louie Gohmert has taken his antigay rhetoric into the stratosphere. 

May 28 2016 10:00 AM
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