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.

It's now considered impolite to call transgender people names in public, but we're still treated like subhuman beasts.

May 04 2017 5:36 AM

In a court filing, Department of Health and Human Services indicated it would roll back protections for trans men and women.

May 02 2017 8:39 PM

Being outed as trans didn’t ruin this YouTube star. It gave her more freedom.

May 01 2017 11:10 AM

Connor Franta made millions off being himself, and it’s only the beginning. 

May 01 2017 11:10 AM