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.

Military prison officals have repeatedly obstructed Chelsea Manning's access to medically necessary care and are now trying to punish her for trying to take her own life, says her legal team. 

July 29 2016 1:58 PM

As this mama bear struggles to protect her trans daughter from the world, she crafts a message to those who may do her child harm.

July 29 2016 5:58 AM

Can the World Health Organization declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder without alienating anyone?

July 29 2016 5:36 AM

Sarah McBride, the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, talks to Dems about her support for Hillary Clinton.

July 28 2016 7:44 PM

The 25-year-old national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign delivered an impassioned address to the Democratic National Convention, the first-ever by an out trans person. 

July 28 2016 6:26 PM

Meanwhile, reporters at right-wing media outlets are filming Democratic convention attendees using the all-gender restroom in Philadelphia. 

July 26 2016 5:14 PM

The promising young nurse was found stabbed in a hotel room near Biloxi, Miss., where she had traveled to attend a rodeo with friends. 

July 26 2016 2:25 PM
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