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Senate Democrats urged to reject anti-LGBTQ+ measures in funding bills by coalition (exclusive)

The Human Rights Campaign and ACLU lead the charge, with 63 groups, challenging discriminatory riders in congressional budget talks.

3 transgender people were slain in just two weeks. The community wants answers

Samantha Gómez Fonseca, a transgender activist and politician, was shot multiple times inside a car in south Mexico City on Sunday.

Here Are Our 2024 Election Predictions. Will They Come True?

With a year to go, TheAdvocate editors consult their crystal balls.

Beyoncé’s Charity Supports Human Rights Campaign’s Vegas Equality Ball

The celebration of Black and Brown queer culture will feature various artists and performers.

John Eastman, Anti-LGBTQ+ Activist, ID'd as Trump Co-Conspirator

Eastman, a longtime foe of marriage equality and LGBTQ+ rights in general, is one of the co-conspirators mentioned in Tuesday's indictment of Donald Trump.

Ro Khanna: Democratic Lawmakers Must Take a Stand for Transgender Rights

The Democrat from California says he won’t be quiet about the rights of transgender Americans.

Glenn Youngkin Goes After Transgender Kids in Revised School Policies

His administration’s “model policies” roll back protections the previous Democratic governor implemented to affirm the identities of vulnerable transgender kids.

Japan’s Supreme Court Issues Landmark Trans Rights Ruling

The ruling had far-reaching implications in a country that is still hostile to LGBTQ+ rights, including marriage equality.

The Daily Wire Allegedly Didn't Tell LGBTQ Actors They Were Signing Onto an Anti-Trans Film

The Nashville production is now set to face protests by student activist groups.

New York MTA Bus Driver Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Trans Co-Worker

The trans driver said MTA has been slow to help her after the attack that she calls a hate crime.

Judge Tears Into Florida's Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

The judge partially stopped the law from being enforced.

Nikki Haley Falsely Connects Trans Athletes to Girls’ Suicide - Yet Again

The former governor made up false assertions about transgender girl athletes negatively affecting the mental health of cisgender teen girls at a CNN town hall event.

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Montana Trans Rep. Zooey Zephyr Target of SWATting Attempt Hours After Girlfriend Was

Local police said they received a distress call from an FBI tip line.

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Florida Republican Calls Trans People 'Demons' and 'Mutants,' Then Apologizes

The Republican state representative made the comments during debate over a bill that would restrict access to bathrooms, changing facilities, and more.

Letitia James: N.Y. Attorney General Weighs in on Drag Queens and Donald Trump

Not your traditional attorney general, James considers fighting for us and other marginalized communities more important than taking on Donald Trump.

White House Announces Crisis Hotline for LGBTQ+ Youth

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced the option during Thursday’s White House press briefing.

New Jersey Governor Declares State a 'Safe Haven' for Gender-Affirming Care

Whereas Republican-controlled states are looking to restrict the rights of transgender and gender-nonconforming people, in New Jersey the governor says everybody is welcome and free.

Now Is the Time to Support, Encourage, and Love the Transgender Community

"When we create environments for transgender people to thrive, we create a society where people can live the lives they deserve to live."

Activist Protects Transgender Witness From Texas Senate Officials

Sometimes heroes aren’t wearing capes, but they’re wearing pink and rainbow colors.