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.

Donald Trump's nominee for Attorney General promised to uphold laws protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and claimed he supported African-Americans.

January 10 2017 5:06 PM

Community members in South Dakota are mourning the loss of the two-spirit transgender woman.

January 08 2017 2:17 PM

Mesha Caldwell was found shot to death along a rural road Wednesday.

January 06 2017 6:55 PM

India Monroe, shot to death in December, was misgendered in initial reports.

January 06 2017 6:04 PM

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick called the "Privacy Protection Act" the top priority of the Republican-controlled legislature. 

January 05 2017 6:12 PM

Long before the White House was basked in rainbow colors in 2015 to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage, the President called himself a "fierce advocate" for our rights.

January 05 2017 6:00 AM

Meanwhile, the state’s Republican governor and House speaker condemn “license to discriminate” legislation and “bathroom bills" like those pushed by Rep. Rick Nelson.

January 04 2017 3:14 PM
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