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.

Special education teacher Phillipe Cunningham overcame huge odds to beat a long-serving incumbent. He joins Andrea Jenkins as the second trans person of color on Minneapolis's council.

November 08 2017 5:47 PM

The first openly transgender person to elected to the Virginia legislature, and one of the first in the nation, has some meaningful words.

November 08 2017 4:48 PM

Trans actress Alexandra Billings (Transparent) believes that the trans community is afraid of "muddying the waters" when it comes to joining the #MeToo conversation.  

November 08 2017 4:18 PM

Transgender people — and their allies — who support and fund trans candidates yield results, write two co-chairs of the Breakthrough political action committee.

November 08 2017 2:58 PM

The California desert city is run by LGBT people.

November 08 2017 1:58 PM

She's the first transgender person elected to a major city's governing body and the first trans person of color elected to any office in the U.S.

November 07 2017 9:25 PM Updated
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