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.

High school senior Gavin Grimm joined protesters Wednesday evening to speak out against the Trump Administration's rescinding of guidelines on transgender bathroom rights.

12:00 AM

The move, expected since Monday, came this evening.

February 22 2017 7:30 PM Updated

Jeff Sessions has pushed to lift the guidelines, while Betsy DeVos is opposed, says a New York Times report.

February 22 2017 2:14 PM

Two weeks after being confirmed, our attorney general is throwing trans youth under the bus. 

February 22 2017 5:39 AM

The Texas branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has invested in a transgender rights Facebook campaign that is summed up as, "Taking A Seat, Making A Stand."

February 21 2017 7:19 PM

Sean Spicer promises "further guidance" — and you can bet it won't be a good thing.

February 21 2017 4:31 PM

Ann Thomas has started the first talent agency for transgender actors, writers, and directors.

February 21 2017 5:23 AM
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