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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.

The 19-year-old singer/songwriter is one of the trans community's breakout singers.

September 18 2020 4:00 PM

McBride, a former White House intern and current press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, prevailed in Delaware.

September 15 2020 10:13 PM

The actor doesn't see anything offensive in Rowling's anti-trans comments and says her critics should just get over it.

September 15 2020 3:19 PM

The pardon of Joseph Scott Pemberton for the homicide of Jennifer Laude has drawn outrage.

September 14 2020 1:56 PM

The world is as scary as it was 19 years ago, but channel your anxiety into battling racism and Trump's reign of terror.

September 11 2020 12:46 AM

London nightlife icon Elie Che (pictured) has died in an accidental drowning; the death of another Black trans woman is under investigation.

September 10 2020 9:18 PM

The ads make misleading claims about gender-confirmation procedures and say trans athletes will destroy girls' sports.

September 03 2020 10:12 PM