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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.

Rachel McKinnon says the hate directed toward her for competing against cisgender women is based on misconceptions about trans women athletes.

December 06 2019 5:34 PM

The Advocate spoke with an activist profiled by Marvel's Hero Project who is fighting for acceptance of LGBTQ youth.

December 06 2019 4:29 AM

Solely linking transition with surgery is wrong on so many fronts, writes Kyle Knight of Human Rights Watch.

December 05 2019 11:46 AM

The group wants a lower court ruling in favor of Drew Adams's right to use the boys' restroom affirmed.

December 05 2019 8:25 AM

The family of Akihs Gaius Green also wants his death to be declared a hate crime.

December 02 2019 3:50 PM

Much has changed since Kimberly Peirce's groundbreaking film, and Riki Wilchins doesn't love all of it.

December 01 2019 1:10 PM