Transgender

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.

The Education and Justice departments must explain why they "pulled the rug out from under transgender students," says Lambda Legal's Susan Sommer.

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Hairstylist Andrew Fitzsimons created an exciting opportunity for those in the beauty industry to donate unused cosmetic products to trans and gender-nonconforming people.

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Need help understanding the confusing world of gender? The Advocate is here to break it down.

August 22 2017 4:30 PM

Keith C. Renier received the sentence for the stabbing death of Keyonna Blakeney.

August 21 2017 3:43 PM

Justin Tyler Calhoun, who identifies as a trans woman, is accused of savagely killing her ex after accusing him of being a cannibal. The tabloids love the story — and ignore the realities that led to it.

August 18 2017 7:08 PM

Brandon Studler is spending the next year working for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. In the first of a series, Studler describes how he gathers the strength to fight the Trump administration.

August 18 2017 5:42 AM
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