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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.

Rep. Bill Flores called the administration's support of trans students “blatant executive overreach.”

May 19 2016 10:18 AM Updated

We've learned a lot since that debacle in Houston last fall.

May 19 2016 6:11 AM

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
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