Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Candis Cayne, 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.

Billie Matthews says it was particularly disheartening to face alleged bias in an LGBT space, and was joined Monday by protesters calling for a boycott.

July 21 2015 4:40 PM

Ashley Diamond, 36, has called the repeated rapes she's allegedly endured in men's prisons 'torture.' Despite her other legal victories, she's still not safe.

July 21 2015 2:19 PM Updated

Boys Do Cry: Shelter, foster care, mental health, and legal systems keep letting men like me fall through the cracks.

July 21 2015 12:38 PM

Before ever meeting, Cox and Jenner have publicly talked a lot about each other, in larger conversations about trans media representation.

July 21 2015 6:44 AM

Forty years of influential performances, from Dog Day Afternoon to The Crying Game to Transparent.

July 21 2015 4:30 AM

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department has taken a report, in which Benjamin Shapiro claims he is a victim of battery, but it does not name the transgender journalist.

July 20 2015 6:54 PM

During her concerts, pop superstar Taylor Swift brings her famous female friends on stage to belt out songs with her — Sunday's show in Chicago was no exception.

July 20 2015 3:07 PM

As the #FreeMeaganTaylor movement takes off, activists say the prison system has thrown up roadblocks in bailing the 22-year-old out of a segregated Iowa jail cell.

July 20 2015 6:58 AM