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.

'Everyone should be able to marry the person they love,' writes Jenner, who was criticized for seeming lukewarm on marriage equality.

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Only eight days are left to take the historic U.S. Trans Survey, a landmark project that promises to better trans lives for decades to come.

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Landon Patterson describes the moment she was crowned Homecoming Queen as a dream come true.

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The treatment of Missouri youth advocate Lila Perry brings back ugly memories of the last century.

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Trans women, currently housed in a separate unit, will be placed with other female prisoners if they wish to be.

September 13 2015 3:07 PM

As controverseries over trans people's bathroom access continue across the nation, a gender-neutral bathroom bill in Philadelphia is a source of encouragement.

September 11 2015 6:01 PM

As conservative backlash against the Black Lives Matters movement grows, new voices within BLM promote peace and transgender empowerment. 

September 10 2015 4:10 PM

Caitlyn Jenner and Ellen DeGeneres show love and generosity to a struggling black trans woman with dreams of a nursing career.

September 10 2015 1:22 PM Updated

Talking about possible charges in her car crash, she reflects on the situation of transgender women in jail.

September 09 2015 4:05 PM Updated