Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures, including Chelsea Manning, Isis King, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Lana Wachowski, Candis Cayne, Carmen Carrera, and Alexis Arquette, 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.
Ky Peterson on Surviving Alleged Prison Abuse, Overdose: I Won't Stay Silent

Surviving Suicide Attempt, Ky Peterson Won't Stay Silent

The black trans man tells The Advocate how alleged neglect and mistreatment by Georgia prison staff led to him nearly dying while held in isolation.

Op-ed: Why We Must (Sometimes) Talk About Violence Against Trans Men

We Must (Sometimes) Talk About Violence Against Trans Men

Boys Do Cry: While we must continue putting violence against trans women in the forefront, trans male survivors also need space to speak out.

WATCH: Fox News Host’s Anti-LGBT Sermon Uncovers 'War on Religious Liberty'

Fox News Host: Chick-fil-A Is 'Official Chicken of Jesus'

In addition to opposing medically necessary treatment for transgender kids, Todd Starnes also clarified that Chick-fil-A is ‘the official chicken of Jesus.’

WATCH: Fox News Reports on Trans Teens, Claims They Have ‘Mental Disorder’

Fox News Claims Trans Teens Have ‘Mental Disorder’

Fox News's 'Special Report' falsely reported that gender dysphoria is classified as a mental disorder.

Janet Mock Exposes the Real Tyga 'Scandal': Desiring Trans Women 'Should Not Be Shamed'

WATCH: Janet Mock Exposes the Real Tyga 'Scandal'

The out trans commentator draws attention away from the 'scandal' and towards the real issue: stigma of trans women and those who love them.

In an Unprecedented Year of Trans Visibility, Tangerine Stands Out

Despite trans talents such as Kitana Kiki Taylor and Mya Rodriguez providing vital insight for Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch’s script, what business do two cisgender white men have telling this stor

Brazilian Military Police Suspected of Covering Up Trans Teen's Murder

Did Brazilian Cops Cover Up This Trans Teen's Murder? 

Laura Vermont, 18, died of suspicious head trauma. A 'witness' alleges two military police officers coerced him, under threat of violence, not to implicate them.

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