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.

A gender-fluid teen was killed in Idaho, and a trans woman was found dead in Maine.

November 15 2016 8:33 PM

Chelsea Manning is hoping to have her 35-year sentence reduced by President Obama. 

November 14 2016 6:04 PM

A proposal to cover such surgeries for trans vets has been withdrawn because the VA didn't have a plan to pay for it.

November 14 2016 3:46 PM

A message of self-acceptance during this turbulent time.

November 14 2016 6:52 AM

Transgender folks in particular expressed fears for their future under a Donald Trump presidency.

November 11 2016 7:16 PM

Orlando Pride, Billy Eichner, and Mary J. Blige are here for us.

November 11 2016 6:25 PM

Uncertainty of trans rights under a Donald Trump presidency has spurred Good Samaritans into action.

November 10 2016 7:51 PM