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.

On Spirit Day, hear these stories of verbal bullying from attendees of the GLAAD Media Awards.

October 20 2016 1:18 PM

Apparently, all that stands in the way of the former baseball pitcher and ESPN analyst challenging Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018... is his wife. 

October 19 2016 1:43 PM

The 20th annual Existrans march for transgender and intersex people and their supporters was held over the weekend in Belleville à Châtelet in the French capital.

October 19 2016 1:05 PM

The creators of this unconventional opera want to make audiences consider the impact of Manning's document leak. 

October 17 2016 5:09 AM

Brandi Bledsoe, a 32-year-old artist and Home Depot employee, died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

October 14 2016 4:05 PM