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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.

Alpha Diallo, 21, is charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, and weapon possession.

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The film, screening at virtual festivals, explores the friendship of a Black trans woman and a white cis boy in the 1980s in a Midwestern suburb.

August 13 2020 6:10 AM

The Star Trek legend says that the term "cis," as in the "opposite of trans," has only ever been used as a form of harassment against him. 

August 10 2020 4:02 PM

HRC's president slammed Jenna Ellis as a "bigot" for a transphobic tweet.

August 10 2020 1:13 PM

One court affirms trans students' right to use the restroom matching their gender identity; another strikes down Idaho's ban on gender changes on birth certificates.

August 07 2020 8:09 PM

The documentary about Black queer youth at the Christopher Street Pier plays at the Bentonville Film Festival next week. 

August 06 2020 9:00 AM

In November, Washington could elect an out lieutenant governor, Kansas its first trans state legislator, and Michigan its first out member of Congress.

August 05 2020 5:12 PM
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