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.

A father was inexplicably attacked for bringing his daughter into the men's bathroom to pee.

May 27 2016 1:20 PM

According to the Journal of Adolescent Health, transgender kids and teenagers are more likely than their peers to struggle with mental health issues, suicidal tendencies, and self-harm. 

May 27 2016 12:15 PM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton went on Fox News to explain why his state, along with 10 others, is suing the Obama administration over a trans student guidance. 

May 27 2016 10:21 AM

The right wing's narrative is all wrong, and it has dangerous consequences.

May 27 2016 5:43 AM

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren confronted a witness who compared being transgender to thinking one is a Russian princess.

May 26 2016 8:38 PM

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant plans to join 11 other states in a lawsuit over a guidance document on the treatment of transgender students. 

May 26 2016 6:13 PM

On Jimmy Kimmel Live! country star Paisley delivers a tuneful protest against HB 2.

May 26 2016 3:23 PM
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