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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.

Martinez was shot at least five times; a man she believed was stealing from her is charged in her death.

1 hour 20 min ago

The actress and reality star talks about crossing over into Hollywood. 

11:26 AM

It's time to end erasure of queer women and trans men from breast/chest health discussions.

10:40 AM

She is the first out transgender four-star officer and first female four-star admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

10:24 AM

Well-known creators and performers including Jonathan Van Ness, Colton Haynes, Joey Soloway, and Alexandra Billings are participating. 

October 18 2021 7:34 PM

She is at least the 40th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person known to have died by violence in the U.S. this year.

October 15 2021 2:14 PM

Police say one student has been charged with the attack.

October 15 2021 10:42 AM