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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.

Lisa Middleton, who today received the endorsements of Equality California and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, would be only the second trans state senator in the U.S.

11:30 AM

The nonprofit was previously called Tie the Knot.

October 20 2021 5:59 PM

Employees and their supporters gathered to support trans workers at Netflix following the company's handling of Dave Chappelle's transphobia-laden comedy special. 

October 20 2021 4:46 PM

Martinez was shot at least five times; a man she believed was stealing from her is charged in her death.

October 19 2021 2:19 PM

The actress and reality star talks about crossing over into Hollywood. 

October 19 2021 11:26 AM

It's time to end erasure of queer women and trans men from breast/chest health discussions.

October 19 2021 10:40 AM

She is the first out transgender four-star officer and first female four-star admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

October 19 2021 10:24 AM