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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.

The legendary trans activist and Stonewall veteran doesn't hold back when giving North Carolina's transphobic leadership a piece of her mind. 

May 12 2016 11:11 AM

"I think this was an argument the we didn't need to have in this country or in our state," said Gov. Pat McCrory. 

May 12 2016 9:45 AM

“We’re going to continue to embrace our belief in diversity and inclusion," CEO Brian Cornell said.

May 12 2016 9:31 AM

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s statement supporting trans rights was more than profound — it may have altered the course of history, says this trans woman and activist. 

May 12 2016 6:04 AM

The man admitted he’s not transgender but warned about “crazy people that will do what I’m doing: dressing up and going into the women’s restroom and putting women and children in harm’s way.” 

May 11 2016 8:42 PM

Police in several major North Carolina cities told NPR they will not penalize nor arrest a trans person for using the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. 

May 11 2016 6:20 PM

Sarah Eldridge, whose transphobic tirade against Pearl Love went viral on social media, will not apologize for her behavior.

May 11 2016 5:39 PM