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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.

Not long before she died, the 90-year-old former First Lady spoke with out historian Timothy Naftali about the queer experience.

3:23 PM

Burnett, whose best friend was murdered nine years ago, is at least the 27th trans American to die violently this year.

September 25 2020 5:07 PM

Loeffler, who's in a crowded special election race, is living up to her claim that she's "more conservative than Attila the Hun."

September 23 2020 6:08 PM

The magazine honored many out figures and allies in its roundup of the world's "most influential" people.

September 23 2020 1:44 PM

The 19-year-old singer/songwriter is one of the trans community's breakout singers.

September 18 2020 4:00 PM

McBride, a former White House intern and current press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, prevailed in Delaware.

September 15 2020 10:13 PM

The actor doesn't see anything offensive in Rowling's anti-trans comments and says her critics should just get over it.

September 15 2020 3:19 PM