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.

Much of the world still thinks a uterus is required for motherhood. Mischa Haider makes a powerful argument against that belief.

September 13 2016 6:05 AM

After her sister died — of an AIDS-related illness, according to People — Patricia Arquette pens a heartfelt message on Facebook.

September 12 2016 7:40 PM

Chelsea Manning has reached a breaking point with what she calls bullying and mistreatment at the hands of military officials, and has started to refuse food. 

September 09 2016 6:28 PM

For years, auxiliary cables have been labeled "male" or "female." Without headphone jacks, The Daily Show notes, Apple is leading its own tech equivalent of a gender revolution. 

September 08 2016 3:19 PM

"The Doll" became famous after charming audiences in Clint Eastwood's 1997 film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

September 08 2016 1:11 PM

Maggie is a transgender refugee from Lebanon whose performance art fuels her identity, as it fueled her nightmarish journey to the West.

September 08 2016 7:00 AM

A new law allows transgender people in this conservative South American nation to legally register for identification displaying their authentic gender. 

September 07 2016 3:37 PM
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