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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 legislation would bar students in public schools and colleges from using the bathroom or locker room that matches their gender identity. 

April 06 2016 8:53 PM

A self-described black trans troublemaker from North Carolina sets the record straight on their state's hateful new law, HB 2. 

April 06 2016 6:23 AM

It may be time to institute some rowdy activism like America saw in the 1960s.

April 06 2016 5:32 AM

They're the latest in a growing number of cities and states reacting to North Carolina's anti-LGBT law.

April 05 2016 5:11 PM

The family of a transgender hit-and-run victim is seeking the public's help in finding the driver.

April 05 2016 5:01 PM

The 25-year-old accepted a plea deal that requires him to serve 12 years in prison for the brutal beating of black trans woman Islan Nettles in Harlem in 2013.

April 05 2016 3:26 PM

The federal regulations known as Title IX are supposed to protect trans students from discrimination, but that's hard to put into practice, writes Eri Svenson.

April 05 2016 10:36 AM