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.

Under a Trump presidency, transgender young people are ready to continue fighting for their rights.

November 20 2016 6:14 AM

A culture that dehumanizes trans women is complicit, writes Joanna Cifredo of the National Center for Transgender Equality.

November 19 2016 6:33 AM

Roy Cooper, who opposed the anti-LGBT bill Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law, is now leading by 7,500 votes.

November 18 2016 5:56 PM

The teenager is legally emancipated but her mother is furious that she received hormone therapy.

November 18 2016 4:19 PM

We're experiencing Transgender Week of Awareness in the age of Trump.

November 18 2016 6:01 AM

Now more than ever, it is important for gay men to support their transgender brothers and sisters. 

November 18 2016 5:32 AM