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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.

Two trans Iowans had sued over the state's exclusion of such procedures.

November 24 2021 6:11 PM

The bookseller seemingly takes a stand against “she who shall not be named” and her transphobic comments.

November 24 2021 12:30 PM

Rasmussen found acceptance as mayor of the small community of Silverton, Ore.

November 23 2021 3:20 PM

Two transgender people who had worked at Netflix and criticized its latest Dave Chappelle special have withdrawn unfair labor practices complaints against the company.

November 22 2021 8:35 PM

She is at least the 48th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming American to have died by violence in 2021.

November 22 2021 2:44 PM

The actor played Lili Elbe in the 2015 film. Elbe was one of the first trans women to receive gender-affirmation surgery.

November 22 2021 1:15 PM

"As we mark Transgender Day of Remembrance today, a day we ... come together to honor those we lost to anti-transgender violence, an overwhelming sense of hopelessness fills my soul."

November 20 2021 3:59 PM