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.

Melissa Nuñez — a trans woman who suffered in a for-profit detention center — wants to know JPMorgan Chase is financing places like these.

27 min 51 sec ago

Leila was attacked in Moscow by a fellow Chechen who said, “When will you stop disgracing your people?”

May 24 2017 2:11 PM

A bill allowing discrimination by adoption agencies is headed to the governor, and an anti-trans "bathroom bill" likely will soon be as well.

May 22 2017 2:33 PM

After famously calling out President Obama, Jennicet Gutiérrez is preparing for a battle royale with Trump.

May 22 2017 5:15 AM

Kate Lynn Blatt can move forward with a sex discrimination lawsuit against her employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act, even though it explicitly excludes transgender people from protection, according to Reuters.

May 19 2017 4:02 PM
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