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.

She's 21 and from an Arab/Catholic family, and will go on to compete in the international pageant this August. 

May 27 2016 7:13 PM

“There is sex in the bathroom in high schools!”

May 27 2016 6:39 PM

Attorney General Jim Hood says Gov. Phil Bryant, not the state of Mississippi, will join in a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its recommendation that public schools respect the gender identity of transgender students.

May 27 2016 6:36 PM

A father in Michigan pulled his three sons out of school because one of them allegedly shared a restroom with a transgender student. 

May 27 2016 6:07 PM

A father was inexplicably attacked for bringing his daughter into the men's bathroom to pee.

May 27 2016 1:20 PM

According to the Journal of Adolescent Health, transgender kids and teenagers are more likely than their peers to struggle with mental health issues, suicidal tendencies, and self-harm. 

May 27 2016 12:15 PM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton went on Fox News to explain why his state, along with 10 others, is suing the Obama administration over a trans student guidance. 

May 27 2016 10:21 AM
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