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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.

It's not clear what the project is, but the character is a transgender 14-year-old.

April 22 2021 5:25 PM

Two governors — one a Republican, one a Democrat — have stood up to the harmful measures.

April 22 2021 1:54 PM Updated

A new documentary from Susan Sandler shows the remarkable rise and return of "the crazy old lady of comedy."

April 22 2021 9:00 AM

There probably isn't enough time to consider it, says its sponsor, Sen. Kelli Stargel. Meanwhile, Arizona's governor vetoes an anti-LGBTQ+ bill.

April 21 2021 2:31 PM

The former celebrity hairstylist disclosed her status on her new show, Transcend.

April 21 2021 2:05 PM

How institutional rejection harms transgender youth.

April 21 2021 2:04 PM

"As a transgender woman, these unnecessary and hurtful laws are personal to me," Jennifer Pritzker said.

April 20 2021 4:43 PM