Transgender

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.

The Republican transgender celebrity will no longer be receiving an award from St. John's Well Child & Family Center, after a petition called for the honor to be revoked.

October 18 2017 1:23 PM Updated

Transgender activist Ashlee Marie Preston says it's not only wrong to give an award to the Trump supporter — as St. John's Well Child & Family Center plans to do — it is downright insulting.

October 18 2017 6:12 AM Updated

GLAAD's director of transgender media and representation honors trans youth activist Gavin Grimm for The Advocate's 50th Anniversary.
 

October 16 2017 1:37 PM

The attorney general dispatches a top lawyer to prosecute the murder of a gender-nonconforming teen. But his policies encourage violence against LGBT people, according to Lambda Legal.

October 16 2017 11:02 AM

The first transgender woman to be issued a marriage certificate in Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath, has now been accepted by her husband's family. 

October 13 2017 7:04 PM

It’s sad that we still see so many different programs in terms of the gender binary. Thankfully, BSA is getting with the times.

October 13 2017 1:50 PM
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