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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.

The daughter of Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union also made our "Women of the Year" list. 

May 27 2020 5:01 AM

The groundbreaking trans actress and activist made our "Women of the Year" list. 

May 27 2020 5:00 AM

The court denied Idaho's request to stop the surgery, although two of the most conservative justices would have granted it.

May 21 2020 11:03 PM

A grand jury says the officers used excessive force when arresting Brianna Hill in Kansas City, Mo., last year.

May 18 2020 5:55 PM

Activist groups welcomed the waiver but emphasized that all trans military personnel deserve the right to serve.

May 15 2020 4:20 PM

The lawsuit seeks to hold companies that run private detention centers and transport migrants responsible for Roxsana Hernandez's death.

May 14 2020 9:12 PM

The suspects are charged with murdering Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Pelaez after discovering the women were trans.

May 14 2020 3:35 PM