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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.

Members of a group called "Queers for a World Without Polic" marched through Mesa, Ariz., Thursday in memory of 24-year-old Kayden Clarke, a trans man killed by police. 

February 12 2016 6:59 PM

Few stories have helped inspire advocacy on behalf of incarcerated trans women more than that of 37-year-old Ashley Diamond. Today her attorneys announced a historic settlement in her federal lawsuit. 

February 12 2016 3:02 PM

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, iconic fashion model Lauren Foster shares wisdom about love, longevity, and living her truth.

February 12 2016 1:25 PM

Just this week, bills have moved forward to discriminate against same-sex couples, transgender people, and single moms, and to deny trans students equal rights.

February 11 2016 5:38 PM

The state Senate barely defeated legislation that would have repealed the state's new gender-neutral bathroom policy.

February 11 2016 4:23 PM
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