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.

The latest survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality showed little or no improvement in terms of transgender people’s day-to-day experiences with bias since 2008.

December 08 2016 1:32 PM

With a long history of fighting discrimination from all sides, this close community is well-prepared for whatever the president-elect might bring.

December 06 2016 6:34 AM

A group of people asking for equality is not a burden to anyone else.

December 06 2016 5:15 AM

Cash Askew of the band There Are Us Too is among the 36 confirmed dead in the Friday night fire at a warehouse turned performance space.

December 05 2016 7:36 PM

Former Navy SEAL Kristin Beck is applying for a civilian position in the Trump administration and, unlike many of us, has an optimistic take on our country's direction. 

December 05 2016 5:37 AM

Ezekiel Jamal Dear had been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter for stabbing Yasmin Vash Payne to death.

December 02 2016 7:24 PM
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