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.

With so little to cheer these days, this change is at least slight progress on trans rights — if you look closely.

October 24 2017 10:10 AM

The Advocate asked people attending the TransNation closing gala what they thought about Caitlyn Jenner's decision to decline the award she was supposed to receive from St. John's Well Child and Family Center. 

October 24 2017 8:15 AM

The former adult film star wrote offensive tweets about French model Ines Rau, who is trans, appearing in Playboy.

October 23 2017 4:38 PM

Brooklyn-based, black LGBT activists raise awareness of poverty through uplifting stories in an MTA poster campaign.

October 23 2017 1:33 PM

The Denver Wrangler, a popular bear bar, faced criticism for its "gender matching ID" policy. Now, management changed their controversial rules and teamed up with the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

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