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.

"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

Listen up, child.

September 07 2016 7:15 AM

For decades, Susan Larson helped make the world a safer place for trans people. Then she came out too. 

September 06 2016 6:07 AM
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