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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 woman, whose name has not been released, was found Tuesday evening near an abandoned building in downtown Los Angeles.

2 hours 24 min ago

Under a proposed rule announced by Ben Carson, federally funded shelters could turn away trans people or force them into unsafe situations.

July 01 2020 9:02 PM

Devon Robinson had been convicted in March of murdering Alunte Davis, Timothy Blancher, and Paris Cameron at a Detroit house party in 2019.

July 01 2020 7:25 PM

Nearly 20 homicides of trans Americans have been reported this year, with most of the victims Black or Latinx.

July 01 2020 2:58 PM

Two lesbian feminist activists talk about why it's important to denounce trans-exclusionary language.

July 01 2020 2:21 PM

The actress and icon talks about how much has changed for trans people since Orange Is The New Black premiered. 

June 30 2020 5:44 PM

The artist and Google spokespeople discuss the celebratory illustration, which also coincides with a gift to the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.

June 30 2020 12:00 AM