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 Trans Chorus and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles sang at the L.A. Dodgers' LGBT night on Friday.

June 13 2017 5:25 AM

The transgender whistleblower gave her first post-prison television interview on ABC News.

June 09 2017 3:55 PM

These trans women — joined by Log Cabin president Gregory Angelo — recently sat down with members of Betsy DeVos's team to discuss trans student safety.

June 09 2017 10:02 AM

Trans man Kim B. and director Aaron Bear discuss their recently released documentary Finding Kim.

June 07 2017 2:10 PM

Our vernacular is evolving — especially when it comes to discussing LGBTQ lives — but not fast enough for some impatient folks. 

June 07 2017 5:04 AM

Trans folks are among the country’s greatest revolutionaries. So why do Americans keep forgetting we exist?

June 06 2017 6:40 PM

For The Advocate's 50th anniversary, fashion designer NiK Kacy honors Emmy-nominated Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox.

June 06 2017 5:14 PM