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.

GLAAD's director of transgender media and representation honors trans youth activist Gavin Grimm for The Advocate's 50th Anniversary.
 

October 16 2017 1:37 PM

The attorney general dispatches a top lawyer to prosecute the murder of a gender-nonconforming teen. But his policies encourage violence against LGBT people, according to Lambda Legal.

October 16 2017 11:02 AM

The first transgender woman to be issued a marriage certificate in Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath, has now been accepted by her husband's family. 

October 13 2017 7:04 PM

It’s sad that we still see so many different programs in terms of the gender binary. Thankfully, BSA is getting with the times.

October 13 2017 1:50 PM

Victoria Khan shares her experience of finally feeling comfortable in her gender presentation.

October 11 2017 7:39 PM
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