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Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures—Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others—are shaping the agenda of the LGBT rights movement, and showing the world that gender is not so simple a thing after all. 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.

With Greg Gianforte's signature on that and another anti-LGBTQ+ bill, 2021 becomes the worst year ever for enactment of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.

1 hour 26 min ago

The international event features Camilla Gisslow, Marcus Tallberg, Jodie Patterson, and Ris iRAWniQ Anderson discussing their books, experiences, and activism. 

May 07 2021 7:52 PM

The state has three anti-trans bills currently awaiting the governor's decision.

May 07 2021 2:27 PM

A new Clarice teaser reveals a storyline that runs counter to The Silence of the Lambs' harmful trans narrative. 

May 06 2021 6:37 PM

The New Zealander has qualified for this year's Tokyo Olympics.

May 06 2021 3:30 PM

Washington was found dead Saturday in Clearwater, and police have identified a suspect and issued an arrest warrant.

May 05 2021 11:04 PM

States should expand access to gender-affirming care, not criminalize it.

May 05 2021 6:05 PM