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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.

Schneider, the top-performing out transgender contestant in the show's history, lost to Rhone Talsman, a Chicago librarian, ending her 40-game winning streak.

January 26 2022 7:30 PM

The document makes a general statement about diversity, equity, and inclusion but doesn't specifically address discrimination.

January 21 2022 4:46 PM

The group will now let each sport's governing body set standards for trans inclusion, but some fear this will create a confusing patchwork of policies.

January 20 2022 3:17 PM

The Arkansas bill legally prohibits medical professionals from offering gender-affirming health care to trans youth.

January 20 2022 11:48 AM

It sure looks like trans character Alysia Yeoh will be making her live-action debut in the highly anticipated HBO Max movie.

January 19 2022 2:27 PM

Kai Shappley won national fame with her testimony against anti-transgender legislation last year.

January 19 2022 1:24 PM

The transmasculine star is producing Nel Mio Nome, which follows a group of four trans men.

January 19 2022 11:50 AM