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.

Danica Roem made history by becoming the first out trans person to win a legislative primary in the state; now she's closer than ever to winning a seat in Virginia's legislature.

October 05 2017 4:52 PM

The administration says legal challenges to the ban are "premature" because, it claims, trans service members haven't been harmed by it yet.

October 05 2017 2:41 PM

The anti-LGBT attorney general released a memo Thursday that made clear the Justice Department does not believe trans people are protected under federal law.

October 05 2017 1:08 PM Updated

Jessie "Gender" Earl answers all your questions — from anatomy to bras — about trans women.

October 03 2017 8:17 PM

Mainstream entertainment doesn't always get us right, but Hollywood deserves credit for trying.

September 29 2017 6:21 PM

Despite Ally Steinfeld's identity and the brutality of her slaying, authorities don't think anti-trans bias was the motivation. Activists say they should reconsider.

September 28 2017 3:39 PM