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.

In going after Donald Trump for his statement opposing North Carolina's HB 2, the U.S. senator from Texas perpetuates the myth that transgender women are men and could be predators.

April 22 2016 10:31 AM

James Van Kuilenburg was draped in a transgender pride flag when he was escorted out of the event. 

April 22 2016 8:16 AM

The public may only care about trans issues when it involves running water, but at least people are starting to pay attention to our lives.

April 22 2016 5:52 AM

A transgender musician on why Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams may not be right to turn their backs on North Carolina and Mississippi.

April 22 2016 5:22 AM

Gov. Charlie Baker still hasn't actually endorsed the pending public accommodations legislation, but today he gave strong indications of support.

April 21 2016 10:28 PM

Commissioner Adam Silver says, though, that the NBA is still pursuing "constructive engagement" with state officials.

April 21 2016 6:18 PM

The former vice-presidential candidate calls out ESPN for firing Curt Schilling after he posted an anti-trans meme on Facebook.

April 21 2016 2:02 PM
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