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.

“Jackie is singing for our country," says Jackie Evancho's transgender sister, Juliet.

January 15 2017 6:18 PM

In his emotional farewell address, President Obama saluted the military, the First Lady and his own accomplishments, and made mention of both transgender Americans and LGBT rights. Part 4 of 4.

January 11 2017 12:34 AM

Donald Trump's nominee for Attorney General promised to uphold laws protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and claimed he supported African-Americans.

January 10 2017 5:06 PM

Community members in South Dakota are mourning the loss of the two-spirit transgender woman.

January 08 2017 2:17 PM

Mesha Caldwell was found shot to death along a rural road Wednesday.

January 06 2017 6:55 PM

India Monroe, shot to death in December, was misgendered in initial reports.

January 06 2017 6:04 PM

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick called the Privacy Protection Act the top priority of the Republican-controlled legislature. 

January 05 2017 6:12 PM
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