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.

A transgender seventh-grader faced death threats after someone posted a complaint about the student using a woman's restroom.

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In making her plea, the actress shared a very personal story.

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Chandler came out to her future-wife on their third date — they've now been together for 23 years.

August 13 2018 4:58 PM

When a heckler shouted at trans activist Kate Bornstein during the Broadway show, Hammer not only tweeted at the woman but vowed to report her to the theater.

August 12 2018 12:03 PM

Makeup artist Deja Smith shows us how to create a prideful face.

August 11 2018 10:11 AM

The 21-year-old made a big impression on his high school, as well as several prominent LGBTQ organizations.

August 10 2018 7:43 PM

These female candidates have the potential to break the glass ceiling.

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