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An ex-Mormon couple is renewing their vows 5 years after one came out as transgender

After 18 years of marriage, Shaye and Amanda Scott are finally planning a ceremony authentic to them.

No, transphobes, Lia Thomas didn't cause the U.S. swimming team to almost quit

A false Facebook post claiming the U.S. women's swimming team threatened to quit if trans athlete Lia Thomas was allowed to try out have been debunked.

Think transgender women have an advantage in sports? A new study disputes the idea

The U.K. study, while using a small sample, cautions against blanket bans on trans women's participation in women's sports.

12 photos exploring the lives of Thailand’s transgender community

Photographer Elizabeth Waterman captures the country's historical turning point through a series of compelling photographs showcasing the lives of these trans women entertainers.

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University of South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says she supports transgender athletes in women's sports

"If you consider yourself a woman and you want to play sports...you should be able to play," Staley said.

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'Matrix 5' is in the works, and Lana Wachowski is back — but not as director

A fifth Matrix movie is in the works, but will not be directed by Lana or Lily Wachowski.

J.K. Rowling stoops even lower, mocks hate-crime law & dares police to arrest her

Oh, and the British Prime Minister defended her behavior.

Planet Fitness bans member who photographed trans woman changing — and it's not sorry

Planet Fitness is standing behind its decision to ban a member who photographed a transgender woman in a locker room.

This women’s roller derby league is standing up for trans athletes by suing their county

Under a new Nassau County executive order, "female" teams with transgender athletes will be outright denied permits to use local facilities.

Candis Cayne is tackling 'mind-boggling' transphobic laws through humor (exclusive)

Transgender trailblazers Candis Cayne and Danna Davis recently told The Advocate about their new production company, Mary, It's Mary Productions, and all the upcoming projects you won't want to miss.

Lady Gaga defends Dylan Mulvaney from transphobes: 'This is not backlash. This is hatred'

If you thought Lady Gaga would let transphobia slide, we'd like to visit the rock you've been living under for the past 15 years.

J.K. Rowling transphobia: Rowling calls trans woman journalist "a man...cosplaying"

Rowling took to Twitter on Monday to call trans journalist and broadcaster India Willoughby "a man," "cosplaying a male fantasy," the latest in a long list of transphobic remarks from the author.

Donald Trump endorses Mark Robinson, who said gays are ‘filth’ and ‘maggots,’ for N.C. governor

The former president said Sunday that the virulently anti-LGBTQ+ candidate is "Martin Luther King on steroids” and "better than Martin Luther King."

North Carolina Republican says trans people should ‘find a corner outside somewhere’ to go to the bathroom

It's only the latest anti-LGBTQ+ statements from North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who has called LGBTQ+ people "filth" and "maggots."

Transgender women have a higher risk of HIV infections. A new CDC report reveals why

A new CDC report reveals that discrimination against transgender women is the main cause behind adverse health trends in the group.

Cricket’s Governing Body Restricts Transgender Women From Play

Mainstream science does not support the claim of athletic advantage in trans women over cisgender women.

What Is EMILY's List, the Group Sen. Laphonza Butler Led?

The group Butler ran supports pro-choice Democratic women, including LGBTQ+ ones, running for public office.

CDC Proposes Gay Men and Trans Women Take ‘Morning After’ Pill for STI Prevention

The new guidelines specifically center at-risk sexually active gay and bisexual men and trans women.

A Pill After Sex Could Help Slow STIs Among Gay Men

A low dose of an antibiotic could decrease some STIs affecting gay and bisexual men and trans women.