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.

Severino — the mastermind of the so-called trans "memo" — has opposed marriage equality, defended conversion therapy, and vilified transgender soldiers.

October 22 2018 4:56 PM

Transgender activists and allies are weaponizing their visibility against bigotry.

October 22 2018 2:53 PM

A rare joint press conference illustrated the severity of the Trump administration's latest attack on LGBTQ rights.

October 22 2018 2:46 PM

What will you do to save your brothers and sisters?

October 22 2018 11:20 AM

Federal agencies want to deny the existence of trans people and erase nearly all protections for them. Think twice, says the ACLU.

October 21 2018 6:37 PM