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.

As celebrities cry "protect trans kids," CBS pulls the only show on network television to feature a transgender series regular, Laverne Cox.

February 25 2017 5:51 PM

The court wants to see briefs referring to Virginia teenager Gavin Grimm by his chosen pronouns.

February 25 2017 3:36 PM

Thousands of dollars in donations have poured into the nonprofit that provides a phone-support line for transgender people.

February 25 2017 3:17 PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that Trump's transgender rollback hasĀ 'no force or effect' in New York state.

February 24 2017 6:07 PM

"We can be like the opposite of what happens in North Carolina."

February 24 2017 5:16 PM

Activists speak out at a press conference in New York to denounce the Trump administration's assault on trans rights.

February 24 2017 4:54 PM