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.

Speaking at a press conference, presidential spokesman Josh Earnest criticized transphobic laws that "seek to target and marginalize one small segment of the population."

April 13 2016 9:54 AM

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order making limited changes to House Bill 2.

April 12 2016 3:32 PM

Media experts, law enforcement, and real live trans people explain why the fear of men "pretending" to be trans to attack women and children in bathrooms has no basis in reality. 

April 12 2016 1:37 PM

A transgender woman in Asheville reflects on the marked shift she’s felt in her life since North Carolina passed its sweeping anti-LGBT legislation. 

April 12 2016 5:44 AM
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