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.

Right-wing legislators are emboldened after Trump rescinded federal guidelines protecting trans rights for youth, but it wasn't enough to advance a bathroom bill in Tennessee.

March 24 2017 2:41 PM

The model and entertainer is fighting for trans lives in the U.S. and abroad in the Fusion docuseries Outpost.

March 24 2017 4:30 AM

The 38-year-old woman has been identified as Alphonza Watson.

March 22 2017 3:11 PM Updated

Even with Obamacare hanging on, trans folks are still pushing back against a tidal wave of ignorance in the insurance industry.

March 21 2017 5:47 AM

In a speech to accept a humanitarian award, the former vice president called out the Trump Administration for focusing on the wrong thing when it rescinded guidelines to protect trans kids. 

March 18 2017 1:02 PM
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