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.
Three More Black Trans Women Reported Murdered

Three More Black Trans Women Reported Murdered

This brings the sad total to 16 transgender Americans reported murdered this year.

Texas School District Delays Vote on 'Polarizing' LGBT Protections

Passions Run Hot in Texas Over 'Polarizing' LGBT Protections  

Although a school board vote on proposed policies was postponed, Thursday night's meeting drew many attendees with strong opinions.

'Gen Zed': The First Animated Series With a Leading Trans Actress

Gen Zed: First Animated Series With Leading Trans Actress

English actor, writer, and director Hayden Black is bringing TV viewers the first animated series featuring a transgender actress in the lead role.

He Said, She Said: Family Drama on I Am Cait

He Said, She Said: Family Drama on I Am Cait

Transition trouble pits the Kardashian girls against their famous father this week.

Op-ed: Trans Tabloid Stars — We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Op-ed: Trans Tabloid Stars — We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Being objectified and exploited just like cisgender ladies is progress, right?

LGBT Community Tells Detroit Police: #TransLivesMatter

LGBT Community Tells Detroit Police: #TransLivesMatter

At a meeting scheduled before the latest murder of a transgender woman, Detroit police pledged their commitment to the safety of LGBT people.

Another Way California Is Better Than New Jersey If You're Trans

Dude! California Is Way Better Than Jersey If You're Trans

While one governor laughed at how he made it harder to live openly as a trans person in his state, another put his pen to paper today to make life easier for transgender citizens.

Chris Christie Laughs About Veto of Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Chris Christie Laughs About Veto of Trans Birth Certificate Bill

A bill making it easier to change gender markers would solve a serious problem for trans people, but the governor thinks it's a laughing matter.

Chelsea Manning Faces Punishment Over LGBT Reading Material

Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary for Expired Toothpaste

Manning could face a maximum penalty of 'indefinite solitary confinement.'

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