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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 financial group is part of Mastercard’s inclusive "True Name" initiative.

October 21 2020 1:52 PM

“There should be zero discrimination,” Biden said at his Thursday town hall event.

October 16 2020 3:06 PM

Sara Blackwood, 29, was walking home from work when she was shot.

October 15 2020 10:46 PM

The Democratic presidential nominee criticized the president's attacks on the transgender community.

October 14 2020 4:22 PM

"Don’t praise yourselves for putting a trans woman on primetime then give a platform to someone who wants to abolish my rights," said Connecting's Shakina Nayfack.

October 14 2020 2:09 PM

Melina Rayna Svanhild Farley-Barratt, a lobbyist for women's rights, was running for Florida Senate.

October 14 2020 1:17 PM

Brooklyn DeShauna Smith is the 32nd transgender American known to have died by violence in 2020.

October 09 2020 10:26 PM