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 reboot of the beloved series highlights romantic and platonic love stories between trans, queer, lesbian, bisexual, straight, and queer people.  

May 21 2019 4:02 PM

Washington, who also went by the name Tamika, was shot to death on a city street.

May 21 2019 2:18 PM Updated

Muhlaysia Booker was found shot to death on a city street Saturday.

May 20 2019 2:26 PM

The film Thirty-Five features a real couple trying to defy Brazil's life expectancy for transgender people.

May 17 2019 7:28 AM

The case, noted in a new article, highlights the need for more medical training in the care of transgender people.

May 16 2019 3:56 PM

The study details many obstacles to equality, but activists hope it leads to mobilization for action.

May 14 2019 10:00 AM

A new Amnesty International report highlights the dangers of discrimination in the world's most populous nation.

May 13 2019 8:59 PM