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.

Though history has forgotten and dismissed the transgender women and drag queens who stood up to police violence 50 years ago in San Francisco, their brave response paved the way for our lives today.

August 08 2016 6:09 AM

"Brazil is a vast country and all its diversity should be somehow represented in this event,” said the model.

August 06 2016 8:22 PM

If the Olympics aren't your bag, everyone from Babs to Angie Stone are here to entertain you.

August 05 2016 4:08 PM

Wednesday's stay issued by the Supreme Court means that Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school student in Virginia, cannot use the boys' bathroom at school.

August 04 2016 2:46 PM Updated