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.

Amanda Kerri can't quite wrap her head around Sam Smith's nonbinary, genderqueer identity, but she's trying. You should too.

March 19 2019 6:55 PM

Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly says her injunction against the ban remains in effect.

March 19 2019 5:07 PM

Trans activist Andy Marra finally met a guy with enough confidence to embrace their relationship openly.

March 19 2019 9:00 AM

West Virginia senator Joe Manchin says he cannot support the historic Equality Act because it protects transgender youth in schools. 

March 18 2019 4:38 PM

“One side has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which bathroom to use,” says the meme showing red and blue states battling it out.

March 18 2019 3:48 PM

The presidential hopeful told Iowa voters he will undo many of Trump’s policies if elected president.

March 18 2019 11:58 AM

Civil rights lawyer Chase Strangio responds to recent anti-trans comments made by tennis star Martina Navratilova.  

March 15 2019 4:12 PM