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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.

Vanderpump was known “as a fierce LGBTQ advocate,” according to Garden State Equality.

August 04 2021 3:55 PM

The latest episode of the series focuses on Muhlaysia Booker, who was shot to death just a month after being attacked by a mob at her apartment complex.

August 03 2021 2:21 PM

Hubbard received praise from sporting associations too.

July 30 2021 8:03 PM

The U.K. magazine published articles offering "both sides" to the debate over trans women in sports — and one refers to trans women as "biological males."

July 29 2021 4:40 PM

The actress spoke about how her daughter's coming out as trans has helped her evolve past "old ideas" of gender. 

July 29 2021 10:50 AM

Tameka Washington, a long-time trans advocate in Philadelphia, was shot multiple times in 2019. 

July 29 2021 9:59 AM

History-making weight lifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first out trans athlete to compete in the Olympics.

July 28 2021 11:24 AM