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.

"How will the Potty Police know I'm transgender if the Governor doesn't?" wrote Ashley Smith.

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The editor in chief of Wear Your Voice, Ashlee Marie Preston, talks about her Trans Royalty Project and why it's important to show the power of being transgender.

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Behind the doxxing of Sophie Labelle.

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Jenner clarified that the song, deemed offensive to trans women, made her feel good. 

July 19 2017 7:31 PM

The extreme-right media, which we read so you don't have to, object to the "hate group" label for certain organizations, even when it fits.

July 19 2017 6:26 PM

The documentary A Womb of Their Own tells the rare stories about trans masculine people and their pregnancies. Director Cyn Lubow wants to celebrate the varieties of gender and fluidity, the filmmaker tells us.

July 19 2017 6:09 AM

Former Republican Mike Hendrix thinks he can change Texas before it succumbs to complete right-wing hysteria.

July 19 2017 5:28 AM