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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.

"Honestly, fuck gender. I just want to be myself...the labels can come at a later date."

November 24 2020 7:57 PM

Ashley Diamond won a historic settlement in 2016, but is still being assaulted and denied needed medical care, a new lawsuit says.

November 24 2020 5:07 PM

Morris, who died Friday at age 94, wrote evocatively of world travels and her own gender journey.

November 24 2020 12:44 PM

Foster is the 38th trans American known to have died by violence in 2020.

November 23 2020 2:33 PM

The memoir, inspired by author Marlo Mack's podcast of the same name, is out now as an audiobook.

November 20 2020 5:36 PM

The president-elect promised to "fight for not only your safety but also the dignity and justice you have been denied."

November 20 2020 12:36 PM

Watch the first episode of the groundbreaking series here.

November 20 2020 12:26 PM