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.

Even before Donald Trump moved to legalize discrimination in the health care industry, many trans people were driving hundreds of miles just to see a doctor.

January 19 2018 5:04 AM

Health care workers will have a license to discriminate against LGBT people or others who offend their religious sensibilities.

January 18 2018 2:12 PM

It would create a powerful new entity that would shield those who object to gender transition procedures or other types of care.

January 17 2018 3:42 PM

The Fox News crowd needs to realize trans equality is actually part of its agenda.

January 16 2018 5:12 AM

The transgender whistleblower's political campaign has sparked strong reactions on both sides of the political spectrum.

January 14 2018 4:57 PM

A death in a suspicious house fire has been ruled a homicide by the LAPD.

January 13 2018 2:16 PM

Police have yet to publicly identify the deceased, but friends say it was transgender woman Viccky Gutierrez.

January 12 2018 4:03 PM