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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 Promise to America's Children has many far-right groups and activists as supporters, including Penny Young Nance (pictured) of Concerned Women for America.

3:16 PM

As a Senate committee considered Levine's nomination for assistant health secretary, Paul offered transphobic lies about gender-affirming health care.

February 25 2021 5:12 PM

The Republican affixed an anti-transgender poster on her office door reading, “There are TWO genders: Male & Female. Trust The Science!”

February 25 2021 3:18 PM

The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prevent trans girls and women from competing on female teams.

February 24 2021 9:45 PM

The Department of Justice will no longer back Connecticut parents suing to keep transgender girls from participating in girls' interscholastic sports.

February 24 2021 2:14 PM

Director Tony Zosherafatain and producer Trace Lysette documented the harrowing experiences of trans Americans during the Trump years.

February 24 2021 1:59 AM

The network's Newsnight program is receiving criticism for having featured only cisgender people to address transgender issues.

February 23 2021 4:45 PM