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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 administration laid out the argument in a brief filed Friday in a case the court will hear October 8.

August 16 2019 7:30 PM

Art is supposed to make the comfortable uncomfortable, not target marginalized groups, writes Leo Allanach.

August 16 2019 5:37 AM

She is the 16th trans American known to have been murdered this year, and the 15th Black trans woman.

August 15 2019 3:31 PM

The Pose actress is breaking new ground.

August 13 2019 3:45 PM

The teacher handed out the simple gender and sexual identity explainer "The Gender Unicorn," which upset some parents. 

August 13 2019 2:50 PM

Activists say the change falls short of protecting transgender professionals in the entertainment industry.

August 13 2019 2:24 PM