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.

He's taking on big business and the courts, and making a name for himself, although he can't use his real name for fear of reprisal.

June 02 2016 12:01 AM

Amos Beede was 38 years old when he was viciously attacked last month in Burlington, Vt. He died of his injuries Sunday.

June 01 2016 8:30 PM Updated

In a new column, the Christian right leader promotes the "bathroom predator" myth in a big way and suggests a violent reponse. 

June 01 2016 7:21 PM

Lawmakers will decide whether to strike the word "sons" from "O Canada." 

June 01 2016 4:00 PM

Dan Patrick is refusing to allow any public school in Texas to follow the federal guidance issued by the Obama administration.

June 01 2016 10:31 AM

Amos Beede, 38, was the victim of an especially violent and brutal attack inside a homeless encampment, and police suspect his transgender identity may have been the motive. 

May 31 2016 6:46 PM

Not a single judge in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wanted to reconsider a ruling that declared 16-year-old Gavin Grimm should be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. 

May 31 2016 6:41 PM
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