Transgender

Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Lana Wachowski, Candis Cayne, Carmen Carrera, and Alexis Arquette, 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.
These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in the U.S. in 2015

These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in 2015

This year has already demonstrated why activists continue to decry an 'epidemic' of fatal violence directed at transgender women.

He Said, She Said: This Week On 'I Am Cait'

He Said, She Said: This Week On I Am Cait

In the first installment of The Advocate's new weekly series, our news editor and a trans man look at I Am Cait from their own, unique transgender perspectives.

WATCH: Funny or Die's Lesson in Transgender Terminology

WATCH: Funny or Die's Lesson in Trans Terminology

A clueless cisgender couple gets schooled by a 'grammarian extraordinaire' in this funny clip.

Right-Wing Sen. Jim Inhofe Wonders Which Bathroom Trans Troops Will Use

GOP Sen. Wonders: Which Bathroom for Trans Troops?

Conservative Republican Senator Jim Inhofe expressed confusion about which bathroom transgender troops would use once the ban is lifted against transgender Americans serving openly in the military.

'Mom, I'm Trans': How Our Coming-Out Experiences Compare to Caitlyn Jenner's

Coming Out Trans, Unlike 'I Am Cait'

When Caitlyn Jenner came face-to-face with her mother for the first time, it brought back memories for many transgender people about their coming-out experiences.

WATCH: Fresno, California Murder Marks 11th Killing of a Trans Woman in U.S. This Year

Trans Murder Victim Number 11: Woman In Fresno

Local trans activists held a vigil Thursday night for K.c. Haggard, who was stabbed to death on the street in an altercation caught on a security camera.

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