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.

Caroline Cossey and Laverne Cox did it for Playboy, and now the most famous trans woman in the world will appear on newsstands wearing nothing but her Olympic gold medal.

May 04 2016 2:53 PM

Sure, the former NBA star was in a coma for four days last year, but how did he totally miss the news that his father-in-law came out as a woman?

May 04 2016 11:16 AM

Anita Staver, the president of Liberty Counsel, claims Target's policy “put a bull's-eye on women.”

May 04 2016 10:32 AM

Could a lawsuit against North Carolina's infamous anti-LGBT bill win transgender Americans their first precedent-setting victory at the Supreme Court?

May 04 2016 6:55 AM

The Southern freak-out over LGBT rights is reminiscent of past reactions to equality gains.

May 04 2016 6:08 AM

The nation's third-largest school system is respecting the rights of trans youth to equal treatment in their bathrooms, locker rooms and in sports participation.

May 03 2016 5:50 PM

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