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.

One of the Tennessee Republicans behind proposed legislation mandating which restrooms trans students can use has been effectively separated from women by the state House speaker.

April 11 2016 7:58 PM

One of the chief architects of North Carolina's anti-LGBT law is running for statewide office.

April 11 2016 7:54 PM

Opponents contend this could be the death knell for the bill, which would restrict transgender students' restroom use.

April 11 2016 6:16 PM

Eight transgender people from the state lay out how the law affects them.

April 11 2016 4:54 PM

"There is no doubt that these anti-LGBT bills will jeopardize this state’s economy," GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said at a Nashville press conference on Monday.

April 11 2016 4:03 PM

Family members are asking the public for help in identifying the murderer.

April 11 2016 3:19 PM

The university announced it will abide by the state's anti-LGBT law, requiring trans students to use bathrooms that don't match their gender identity. But how will that policy be enforced? 

April 11 2016 5:44 AM
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