Transgender

Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Lana Wachowski, Candis Cayne, Carmen Carrera, and Alexis Arquette, 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.

Best Tips From CUP’s Transgender Police Guide

SERVE! yourself by learning your rights when dealing with the police

Op-ed: How LGBT Communities Can Better Listen to Trans Male Violence Survivors

Op-ed: How To Really Listen to Trans Male Violence Survivors

Boys Do Cry: Trans men not feeling able to talk about experiences of transphobia contributes to a terrifying mental health crisis.

Changing the T for LGBs

Changing the T for LGBs

The nationwide discussion surrounding trans visibility is essential for other queer people, too.

WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner Tears Up, Asks For Acceptance of People 'For Who They Are'

WATCH: The Message Only Caitlyn Jenner Could Deliver

The former Olympian spoke in public for the first time since her transition, calling it 'harder for me than anything I could have imagined.'

Transgender Victory: Ireland Set to Make History Again With Gender Identity Bill

Danny Boy, Or Girl? Trans Irish Can Soon Self-Declare

The president of Ireland is expected to sign the bill into law before month's end.

Laverne Cox Responds to Critics Disappointed in Her Response to Kylie Jenner's Cornrows

Laverne Cox Schools Critics Disappointed in Kylie Jenner Response

The trans actress says she was taken by surprise Sunday when asked on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live to comment on white stars 'culturally appropriating' black culture.

Op-ed: Why Do Transmasculine People Tend to Stay in Abusive Relationships?

Op-ed: Transmasculine People And Abusive Relationships

Boys Do Cry: One survivor's story helps illuminate the unique pressures that often keep transmasculine people quiet about intimate partner violence.

The Bold and the Beautiful's Scott Turner Schofield Speaks Transgender Truth to 30 Million

Scott Turner Schofield Speaks Trans Truth to 30 Million

'If this was on prime time, people would be losing their minds,' says the soap star, who's showing audiences that trans people owe no one an explanation.

Salvadoran Trans Man Says He Was Brutalized by Police After Pride Parade

Salvadoran Trans Man Says He Was Brutalized by Police After Pride Parade

Aldo Alexander Peña leaked pictures to social media of his disfigured face after police, he says, broke his eye socket while arresting him on false charges.

What Trans Movement?

What Trans Movement?

Caitlyn Jenner’s story is an important one. But stories like hers alone cannot sustain a movement of racially and culturally diverse trans men and women seeking community and visibility.

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