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.

No more sketches! The transgender whistleblower unveiled a glowing new photograph of herself after her release from military prison.

May 18 2017 2:19 PM

Being seen as sexually attractive can be flattering to some, insulting to others. 

May 18 2017 6:14 AM

The transgender soldier was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas Wednesday morning.

May 17 2017 1:16 PM

Trans folks are up against a tidal wave of ignorance in the insurance industry.

May 17 2017 5:45 AM

The attorney general — often hostile to LGBT rights — makes a shocking statement in defense of transgender people.

May 16 2017 4:33 PM

Data reveals that cisgender attitudes toward trans people haven’t changed that much.

May 15 2017 6:06 AM

Nearly a decade after psychiatric reports claimed she suffered from an "irreconcilable" illness making her unfit to serve in the Argentine police force, a 49-year-old trans woman has been appointed as a deputy police commissioner.

May 12 2017 3:27 PM