Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures—Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others—are shaping the agenda of the LGBT rights movement, and showing the world that gender is not so simple a thing after all. 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.

Tracy Oliver has spoken out after multiple reviews took issue with a problematic line.

April 24 2019 2:07 PM

The original series introduced some of TV's first trans characters, who were also problematic and played by cisgender people. 

April 24 2019 1:57 PM

Governors of five western states say they'll defy Donald Trump's transgender military ban.

April 24 2019 5:30 AM

The FX series about NYC's ball scene will soon be streaming.

April 23 2019 3:34 PM

A regulation being prepared by the administration would weaken protections against anti-trans discrimination in health care.

April 23 2019 1:20 PM

Not only was the moment between Sadie and his mom, Annie (Mae Whitman), heartfelt, it's making history with a trans actor playing trans on a major network show.

April 22 2019 9:10 PM

The Oscar winner said she will "protect" her seven-year-old trans child when she was pressed by reporters. 

April 19 2019 1:11 PM