Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Candis Cayne, 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.

After sparkling on the red carpet, the former Olympian and reality series star revealed she had achieved another transgender milestone.

November 10 2015 5:36 PM

The prominent Houston preacher believes transgender people are disrespecting God, and reporters don't seem interested in challenging his transphobic assertions. 

November 10 2015 8:00 AM

Friends of the famous author, TV host, and transgender journalist posted photographs, videos and stories from her ceremony in Hawaii.

November 09 2015 7:07 PM

It's time to ask Hillary Clinton whether she's prepared to veto anti-LGBT legislation outright, or if she'd consider 'defensive action,' like she contends DOMA and DADT were for her husband.

November 09 2015 7:30 AM

Two employees are fired after objecting to the daycare’s plan to integrate a transgender 6-year-old into the classroom. 

November 08 2015 4:53 PM

The trans woman convicted of sodomy in this southern central African nation has an opportunity to appeal, according to the judge.

November 08 2015 8:00 AM

A new poll shows a majority of Hoosiers are in favor of legal protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

November 07 2015 9:00 AM

GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign both flatly rejected a petition asking LGBT groups to dissociate with trans people and issues. 

November 06 2015 8:20 PM

The mayor is still holding out for a HERO for LGBT Houstonians.

November 06 2015 7:47 PM