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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, Candis Cayne, 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.

Mashawn Sonds, 26, was convicted of first-degree assault as a hate crime on Wednesday for a brutal 2014 assault that left a Native American trans woman with permanent brain damage. 

January 14 2016 3:31 PM

There was a silver lining in this year's white cloud of nominees from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

January 14 2016 2:57 PM

'Trans love needs visibility!' proclaims Precious Davis, the first trans bride-to-be featured on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.

January 14 2016 8:17 AM

A battle is being fought in America's schools over transgender children. We have to make sure the right side wins, says the HRC's Chad Griffin.

January 14 2016 8:02 AM

News of the North Carolina restaurant's inclusive move, which has brought some customers to tears, has gone viral.

January 13 2016 4:24 PM

Two men who said they were sexually assaulted by gay men are opponents of a proposed bill to protect LGBT citizens in this Florida city.

January 13 2016 3:34 PM

The sleepy-eyed Republican candidate predicted if the next president protects LGBT rights, you can "say goodbye to America."

January 12 2016 1:16 PM
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