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.

This once-bullied transgender singer gets what she wants — and she wants it all!

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The new policy is a result of a court ruling three months ago.

July 17 2018 4:16 PM

Here are the most salient points from transgender actors and creatives who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about seeing themselves on-screen. 

July 17 2018 3:23 PM

There is no room for violence in love.

July 17 2018 2:14 PM

It may seem like a challenge, but Hallquist has a record of meeting them.

July 17 2018 4:39 AM

Mock talks about directing an episode of the FX show, making her the first trans woman of color to direct, write, and produce a TV series.

July 14 2018 5:02 PM

Her departure may create a great opportunity for a trans actor to play a trans role.

July 13 2018 3:04 PM