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.

James Rowe, like many boys who grew up to be gay or bi, remembers bathrooms and locker rooms as places of fear. The one positive from those experiences — more empathy for the trans plight.

May 13 2016 5:20 AM

The federal Department of Education released new guidance for schools about Title IX’s implications for transgender students on Friday. 

May 13 2016 1:02 AM Updated

Our favorite sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania is being played by the Emmy-nominated actress in a Fox television musical. 

May 12 2016 10:52 PM

The Senate passed the measure by a wide margin, sending it to the House, where it has much support. But will Gov. Charlie Baker sign it?

May 12 2016 9:11 PM

Ashton Whitaker's school is violating federal law by denying him access to the boys' restroom, says the Transgender Law Center.

May 12 2016 7:50 PM

The mother of a transgender son shared the impact anti-LGBT legislation has had on her family.

May 12 2016 7:44 PM

The federal government won't withhold funding while the court battle over the state's anti-LGBT law plays out.

May 12 2016 6:03 PM
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