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.

"I learned it’s never too late to learn from your child as much as you learn for your child," writes mom and author Julie Tarney.

September 16 2016 6:49 AM

The vice-presidential nominee and governor of Indiana endorses a law that's making life dangerous for LGBT people in his state. It must be overturned, writes Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center.

September 16 2016 6:03 AM

A recent article took The Advocate's coverage to task, saying it paints trans people as "always the victim" and creates "learned helplessness." Amanda Kerri dissects that accusation.

September 15 2016 5:42 AM

The board approved a set of recommendations for K-12 schools that advocate for transgender students to have access to facilities comporting with their gender identity and for schools to protect their privacy.

September 14 2016 6:10 PM

The Emmy-winning drag star speaks about his friend trans actress Alexis Arquette.

September 14 2016 2:18 PM

The story of a trans woman who committed a felony just to return to prison illustrates how good so many of us have it.

September 14 2016 1:58 PM

The actress, activist, writer and producer behind the Emmy-nominated Her Story is joining the cast of Country Music Television's Nashville, a series picked up from ABC. 

September 13 2016 11:21 PM