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 lesbian trailblazer and multiple Grand Slam winner wrote a column in the Sunday Times of London that leans into transphobic rhetoric.   

February 17 2019 5:54 PM

The Saturday Night Live host also wore a Soviet hockey jersey that read "Trump." 

February 17 2019 12:37 PM

No one should be terrified to go through airport security.

February 16 2019 8:03 AM

Julia Beck was kicked off of a Baltimore city commission because of her anti-trans views. Then she appeared with Tucker Carlson, who welcomed her ideas.

February 15 2019 2:24 PM

JP Petrucione will be the governor's director of digital media, one of several LGBTQ appointees named by Newsom.

February 15 2019 5:23 AM

The measure would have made it essentially impossible to change the gender on a birth certificate.

February 14 2019 4:02 PM

The House of Representatives voted to make the term "gender dysphoria" illegal in elementary schools — it's just the latest assault on trans people in South Dakota.

February 13 2019 3:04 PM