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.

Some people wish they hadn't binge-watched this latest season, but not for the reasons you might think. Warning: spoilers ahead. 

July 21 2016 6:29 AM

Check out this exclusive clip from Raising Zoey, the story of a trans girl who took on her school — and won.

July 21 2016 5:04 AM

An overwhelming number of Republicans drowned out those opposed to the most oppressive platform in the history of the GOP. 

July 19 2016 11:14 AM

The news cycle has mostly washed over the integration of transgender service members, but Riki Wilchins wants us to appreciate how monumental this change is.

July 19 2016 6:02 AM

Crystal Raquel Cash survived a violent assault that left her with a broken jaw, but local news can't help but turn its attention to irrelevent discussions of sex work. 

July 17 2016 3:57 PM

Deeniquia Dodds died Wednesday after having been shot July 4; police failed to disclose that a trans woman had been attacked for over a week. 

July 16 2016 10:01 PM
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