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.

Belgian dancer Nora Monsecour accused the controversial film's detractors of "attempting to silence me and my trans identity."

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Keanna Mattel is the 24th known transgender homicide victim in the U.S. this year.

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A fascinating character on The CW series is getting attention for all the right reasons.

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The Australian press went into a frenzy over proposed changes would afford broad protections for trans people.

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Patricio Manuel has found acceptance, and success, in the ring.

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