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.

"We have seen both of these states pass legislation that betray the basic rights to equal protection and self-expression that all Americans are guaranteed by the Constitution," says Mayor Eric Garcetti.

April 16 2016 4:08 PM

A decision now would deprive the NBA of leverage to push for repeal of the state's anti-LGBT law, commissioner Adam Silver says.

April 16 2016 3:28 PM

Chris Sgro, who's filling out the term of a state representative who died, says repealing the anti-LGBT House Bill 2 will be a priority.

April 16 2016 7:23 AM

State Rep. Larry Bell says a phone call from a former student opened his eyes and made him regret his vote for House Bill 2.

April 15 2016 6:11 PM

The English rockers are asking fans to sign a petition and register to vote in N.C. 

April 15 2016 5:55 PM

Watch an exclusive clip from Jose Antonio Vargas's #EmergingUS about trans men and why they identify as "supermen."

April 15 2016 1:51 PM
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