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.

The actress was one of the first people to have transition surgery at a time when the word "transgender" didn’t exist, but she was so much more than that.  

July 25 2017 5:54 PM

The talking head purposefully and repeatedly said things to offend gender-nonconforming/nonbinary people.

July 25 2017 4:54 PM

The New Jersey governor signs two trans-inclusive bills into law, which reverses course from his previous actions on trans rights.

3:56 PM

Trystan Cotten is taking advocacy to new lengths.

6:01 AM

Before the ACA, Regina Kalacova almost went broke paying for her lifesaving asthma medications. Mitch McConnell wants to go back to those days.

5:16 AM

Transgender people and their families rallied outside the Capitol to enlighten their representatives.

July 22 2017 1:57 PM

Senate Bill 3 moved ahead even after predictions of massive losses if the law ultimately passes.

July 22 2017 12:29 PM
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