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 U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments from Lambda Legal and the ACLU on May 10.

March 09 2017 4:13 PM

This lesbian biology teacher schooled the transphobes behind an ill-conceived meme.

March 09 2017 3:38 PM

James Van Kuilenburg has a message for all trans youth — and allies — feeling disheartened right now.

March 09 2017 7:01 AM

Having a child who's LGBT isn't easy. Some parents handle it better than others.

March 09 2017 5:21 AM

Essentially, the Supreme Court has said "redo," and trans people shouldn't lose hope, writes Amanda Kerri.

March 08 2017 6:51 AM

She was the first person incarcerated in California — maybe the first in the U.S. — to win the right to gender-affirmation surgery. But she never received it.

March 07 2017 6:18 AM

Society teaches trans men and women they're only truly beautiful when they look like cis people, according to writer Riki Wilchins.

March 07 2017 5:15 AM
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