The Advocate July/Aug 2022
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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.

By playing Max Chapman’s trans uncle in A League of Their Own, Lea Robinson shows a Black trans man thriving.

August 12 2022 12:40 PM

The new rules go into effect later this month.

August 12 2022 11:10 AM

Twitch streamer Keffals says she was the victim of a transphobic incident in which the police then revictimized her.

August 11 2022 2:50 PM

Recent research counters the idea that young people are coming out as trans due to "social contagion."

August 11 2022 1:31 PM

The exodus comes in response to transphobic legislation and a hostile environment spurred on by GOP Gov. Greg Abbot.

August 11 2022 11:25 AM

While showing more support for LGBTQ+ rights than his predecessors, Pope Francis has been vocal against views that gender isn't only rooted in biology. 

August 11 2022 11:09 AM

A Black gay man stands to become Connecticut's treasurer, while Black and transgender women had breakthroughs in Minnesota.

August 10 2022 6:02 PM