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.

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Cisgender allies: Put yourself in our shoes.

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Severino — the mastermind of the so-called trans "memo" — has opposed marriage equality, defended conversion therapy, and vilified transgender soldiers.

October 22 2018 4:56 PM

Transgender activists and allies are weaponizing their visibility against bigotry.

October 22 2018 2:53 PM