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.

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September 23 2016 5:29 AM

African immigrants regularly hear that being LGBT is somehow"un-African." A new photo project by Mikael Owunna explores how these first- and second-generation immigrants thumb their noses at that notion.

September 22 2016 6:29 AM

State Republicans suggest they'll consider a repeal of House Bill 2 if and only if Charlotte first repeals its ordinance granting LGBT citizens protection from discrimination. No, really, that's their deal. 

September 20 2016 12:40 AM

Bisexual actress Michelle Rodriguez defended her new film last week against those who say it's transphobic. In the film, a man is forced to have gender confirmation surgery as if he were a transgender woman.

September 19 2016 3:28 PM

While one actor listens to and appreciates the concerns of transgender people, the other dismisses them.

September 19 2016 2:28 PM

Tambor made the point while accepting his Emmy for Transparent.

September 19 2016 1:13 AM

Crystal Edmonds, 32, died of a gunshot wound to the head. 

September 16 2016 6:46 PM