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.

With a Monday deadline looming and federal funds on the line, Gov. McCrory said he needs more time to consider how he addresses his state's anti-LGBT legislation.

May 08 2016 3:51 PM

The president said mothers "regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status" create "a better and brighter future for their children."

May 08 2016 1:27 PM

And it quotes a hate-group leader in doing so.

May 07 2016 7:32 AM

The families, represented by right-wing attorneys, claim the federal government's policies on trans students amount to "discrimination" against cisgender students.

May 06 2016 6:29 PM

"Know that you have my support," the presidential candidate tells New Yorker Pearl Love, who recorded video of the hostility she faced.

May 06 2016 5:32 PM

Dakota Yorke is one of four finalists in the contest for prom queen at Portage High School in Portage, Ind. She'll find out if she won on Saturday. 

May 06 2016 1:37 PM

The legendary pop star opened up about why she didn't cancel to protest the state's anti-LGBT law like so many other musicians.

May 06 2016 12:46 PM
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