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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.

Nearly 30 transgender and nonbinary migrants held in an ICE facility in New Mexico accuse guards of severe mistreatment. 

July 17 2019 4:16 PM

Sherry Cola and Daisy Eagan speak with The Advocate about playing characters falling in love while coming into their sexual and gender identities. 

July 17 2019 1:18 PM

Actor Zach Barack chats with The Advocate about his history-making turn in the Marvel Universe. 

July 17 2019 6:31 AM

LGBTQ workers at the tech giant claim obstacles existed because of their gender identity. 

July 16 2019 9:09 AM

In a statement to The Advocate, Johansson says that her intent has been misrepresented and her quotes pulled for "clickbait." 

July 13 2019 10:44 PM Updated

The bill, which must be reconciled with the Senate's version, also would make it easier for LGB veterans to upgrade their discharge status.

July 12 2019 6:59 PM

An epidemic of anti-trans violence is unfolding across the globe, and yet more people than ever are watching trans porn. 

July 11 2019 8:02 PM