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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.

Even though she is on the record liking Ted Cruz more than any other candidate for president, Jenner is speaking out against laws that restrict people like her from using the appropriate restroom.

April 22 2016 9:04 PM

Trump added a catch to his view that transgender people should be able to use the bathroom of their choice.

April 22 2016 1:25 PM

President Obama reassured travelers that they are welcome in the "beautiful states" of Mississippi and North Carolina. 

April 22 2016 1:12 PM

In going after Donald Trump for his statement opposing North Carolina's HB 2, the U.S. senator from Texas perpetuates the myth that transgender women are men and could be predators.

April 22 2016 10:31 AM

James Van Kuilenburg was draped in a transgender pride flag when he was escorted out of the event. 

April 22 2016 8:16 AM

The public may only care about trans issues when it involves running water, but at least people are starting to pay attention to our lives.

April 22 2016 5:52 AM

A transgender musician on why Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams may not be right to turn their backs on North Carolina and Mississippi.

April 22 2016 5:22 AM
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