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.

Homeless ex-convict Linda Thompson told a judge going back to prison would be like going home, and asked for a 10 year sentence.

August 04 2016 10:35 AM

Gavin Grimm won't be allowed to use the men's room when he returns to school, because Justice Stephen Breyer sided with conservative justices in the decision.

August 04 2016 3:33 AM

“Today, in schools they are teaching this to children — to children! — that everyone can choose their gender,” the pope says, none too pleased.

August 02 2016 8:34 PM

Skye Mockabee was found on Saturday morning, but initial misgendering from police and media hampered reporting of her death.

August 02 2016 1:36 PM

Linda Thompson told police she had been beaten, turned away from a homeless shelter and no longer felt safe living on the streets. 

August 01 2016 8:32 PM

The Movement for Black Lives was founded in response to the police shootings of black Americans, but Monday the group released a policy agenda that outlines other areas where members hope to make a difference.

August 01 2016 7:13 PM

Preparing your child for a transphobic world doesn't have to be scary. Take a deep breath, and then follow these recommendations.

August 01 2016 5:04 AM
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