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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.

It will likely take a lawsuit to end the Veterans Affairs policy of denying coverage for gender-confirmation surgery — a procedure currently covered by Medicare. 

May 19 2016 5:26 AM

Bathrooms have a political history that goes back to the 1800s, says Seth Meyers. 

May 18 2016 4:21 PM

National Council of La Raza pulled its convention from North Carolina in protest of the anti-LGBT HB 2. 

May 18 2016 3:28 PM

The transgender celebrity tells Entertainment Tonight she's happy her stepson Rob Kardashian has turned his life around, as he and girlfriend Blac Chyna expect their first child.

May 18 2016 9:56 AM

Our friends and allies in the reproductive rights movement have been here before and have a gold mine of advice on effectively fighting state-sponsored religious bigotry.

May 18 2016 6:34 AM

We're still dealing with the simmering resentment over marriage equality, and now the White House's pro-transgender stances are bound to elicit their own angry reactions.

May 18 2016 5:27 AM