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 Oxford City Council will meet tomorrow to reconsider the ordinance, which imposes fines and jail terms on trans people for using the restrooms matching their gender identity.

May 03 2016 5:06 PM

Boston's mayor raised the flag in a show of support for the trans community in Massachusetts.

May 03 2016 3:59 PM

A 16-year-old is in custody after allegedly fatally stabbing Tyreece “Reecey” Walker in her own home Sunday night. 

May 03 2016 1:40 PM

Mayor Jim Pruitt couldn't get a single legislator to second an ordinance restricting transgender bathroom use.

May 03 2016 10:14 AM

"I do not want some wicked pervert in the same bathroom as my wife or my daughter," said the man, about Target's transgender bathroom policy.

May 03 2016 8:53 AM

In its ruling on a transgender boy's right to use the facilities of his choosing, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sent a clear message  — respecting trans rights in public schools is the law.

May 03 2016 5:04 AM

Equality organizations bankroll new effort to turn tide against North Carolina's homophobic, transphobic law.

May 02 2016 5:54 PM
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