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.

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

After three years of debate, transgender people in Cleveland are finally protected by the city's human rights ordinance. 

July 14 2016 5:11 PM

A Virginia school board must let a trans student use the boys' restroom, even as the district appeals the issue to the nation's highest court.

July 13 2016 3:27 PM Updated

One in four transgender people have been assaulted or harassed in a bathroom in the past year, according to striking new data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey.

July 13 2016 3:06 PM
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