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.

Hollywood writer, producer, actress and activist Jen Richards of I Am Cait and Her Story fame wrote this first of nine short videos that will comprise a new docu-series, ‪#‎MoreThanT. 

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The move comes after years of work by LGBT activists.

June 24 2016 5:11 PM Updated

You've heard it before, "My best friend is (gay)/(trans)/(bi)(pansexual)!" Here's how to appreciate the sentiment instead of blowing a gasket.

June 24 2016 5:39 AM

Activists rallied Wednesday for repeal, while the Charlotte public schools make a trans-inclusive move.

June 23 2016 5:38 PM Updated

The GOP's concern with civil liberties begins at the Second Amendment and ends somewhere near a public restroom. 

June 23 2016 5:50 AM

Writing in The New Yorker, a Harvard professor suggested North Carolina officials have good reason to object to federal guidelines banning anti-trans discrimination. Another Harvard professor and a trans activist take umbrage.

June 21 2016 6:32 AM
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