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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.

Alana McLaughlin, who competed in a T-shirt with the words “End Trans Genocide,” says the transphobes are only making her stronger.

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She is at least the 36th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence this year, and the fourth in the Chicago region alone.

September 14 2021 4:20 PM

David Bogdanov of Washington State received the maximum sentence for second-degree murder.

September 10 2021 6:33 PM

The Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer says their fellow Lutherans “prayerfully and thoughtfully voted to do a historic thing.” 

September 10 2021 1:48 PM

The Guardian is being widely criticized for editing out Judith Butler's comment that anti-transgender activism is a strain of fascism.

September 08 2021 4:40 PM

The protest followed producer Cameron Mackintosh's comments calling trans casting in classic musicals a “gimmick.”

September 07 2021 4:48 PM

The sisterhood was strong as All Stars 6 reached its conclusion.

September 03 2021 1:28 PM