Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Candis Cayne, 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.

Beverly Tillery of the New York City Anti-Violence Project wants her trans sisters to know she has their backs.

November 20 2015 1:59 PM

The trailer for Zoolander 2 has spurred a petition by activists who say the film is transphobic.

November 20 2015 10:56 AM

At least 81 transgender people were murdered worldwide this year — and those are just the victims whose deaths were reported. 

November 20 2015 9:36 AM

Continuing problems in the global media’s coverage of violence against gender-variant people plague the reporting on the murder and mutilation of a 38-year-old trans man in Tokyo.

November 18 2015 7:03 PM

The activists who defeated the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance are trotting out the same debunked, transphobic scare tactics to urge the election of conservative candidates.

November 18 2015 2:21 PM

Members of the LGBT Equality Caucus on Capitol Hill made good on a promise last week to examine the problems facing transgender Americans.

November 17 2015 10:07 PM