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.

It's more than PC culture or "identity politics" — the new "holiday" will help transgender people feel more confident and empowered.

October 17 2018 5:03 AM

Rachel McKinnon's message to transphobes: My victory is legitimate.

October 16 2018 10:06 PM

Netflix's reboot of Armistead Maupin's beloved LGBTQ story also includes original cast members Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis. 

October 16 2018 3:26 PM

For too long, the most privileged decided the fate of the least. We can correct this by electing women and marginalized people, the actress says.

October 15 2018 4:03 AM

Nicol Shakhnazaryan is the second to be sentenced in the 2013 attack on Vivian Diego.

October 13 2018 7:15 AM

In forcing the student to sit alone and unprotected, the school staff did not live up to expectations, superintendent Scott Kizner said.

October 12 2018 3:29 PM