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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.

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

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a lower court's decision that the state employees' health plan can indeed be sued over anti-transgender discrimination.

January 19 2022 1:24 AM

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a far-right, anti-LGBTQ+ Republican, signed the bill into law in October.

January 18 2022 6:46 PM

John Avioli, a Republican member of the House of Delegates, introduced the legislation last week.

January 18 2022 4:03 PM

The ad, using the guise of "protecting" girls' and women's sports, has drawn condemnation from LGBTQ+ activists.

January 14 2022 4:15 PM