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.

As attorney general, he's moved the nation backward on transgender rights, voting rights, and more.

March 02 2017 2:41 PM

Most transphobes can't wrap their heads around the idea of trans men. It's time we use this to our advantage, writes Riki Wilchins.

March 02 2017 6:04 AM

Out elected officials — like Nebraska's Jay Irwin — are battling the president's divisive agenda at the local level. 

March 02 2017 5:48 AM

The controversial National Geographic documentary taught middle America about transgender people, Elijah Nealy writes.

March 01 2017 5:04 AM

A federal judge ruled Pennsylvania students should use the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, but the Evancho sisters hope to meet with President Trump about trans protections nationwide. 

February 28 2017 10:06 PM

This was a movie made for cisgender people by cisgender people, Julia Williamson writes.

February 28 2017 7:15 AM