Transgender

Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others are shaping and pushing forward the agenda of the LGBT rights movement. 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 injunction applies only to the transgender students and faculty who filed suit, but the university had already announced it would not enforce the transphobic bathroom provisions of House Bill 2.

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The video touches on the tense history between police and trans people, and encourages officers unsure about pronouns to simply ask. 

August 25 2016 4:19 PM

Bea Sullivan-Knopf, a performance artist who uses nudity to confront discomfort with trans bodies, is suing the city of Chicago to overturn an ordinance that bans exposed female breasts in establishments that serve alcohol. 

August 25 2016 6:03 AM

With an attorney general determined to make transgender youth second-class citizens, the ACLU's Rebecca L. Robertson is rolling up her sleeves.

August 25 2016 5:04 AM

The Texas attorney general’s latest anti-Obama lawsuit claims that trans-affirming health care violates the religious freedom of doctors.

August 24 2016 5:21 PM Updated

The couple are just the latest to boycott the state because of its anti-LGBT  law.

August 24 2016 11:48 AM

Wisconsin, Kentucky, Nebraska and Kansas joined Texas in a new lawsuit, filed with the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and Franciscan Alliance of Indiana.

August 24 2016 1:14 AM
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