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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.

In a statement to The Advocate, Johansson says that her intent has been misrepresented and her quotes pulled for "clickbait." 

July 13 2019 10:44 PM Updated

The bill, which must be reconciled with the Senate's version, also would make it easier for LGB veterans to upgrade their discharge status.

July 12 2019 6:59 PM

An epidemic of anti-trans violence is unfolding across the globe, and yet more people than ever are watching trans porn. 

July 11 2019 8:02 PM

Activist Bessy Ferrera was fatally shot just two days after the death of TV host Santi Carbajal and four days after the murder of stylist Antonia Lainez.

July 11 2019 7:53 PM

The House passed an antidiscrimination amendment sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (pictured), but the measure will have a tough time getting through the Senate.

July 11 2019 4:14 PM

McBride — the first openly trans person to speak at a major political convention and currently the press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign — throws her hat in the ring.

July 09 2019 5:06 PM

Tonto Creek Camp rescinded admission for the child because the staff was not trained to accommodate trans campers. 

July 09 2019 2:23 PM