Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures—Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others—are shaping the agenda of the LGBT rights movement, and showing the world that gender is not so simple a thing after all. 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 the help of Johnson and others, the journalist covers what she calls the "gender revolution" on her CNN show.

October 06 2018 10:56 AM

An avowed supporter of gay rights throughout her career, the singer apologized for her misinformed mistakes around trans inclusion. 

October 05 2018 7:46 PM

Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier is the second trans woman killed in the city in slightly more than a month.

October 05 2018 2:27 PM

Of course trans actors can play cisgender roles, says Rebecca Root, who discusses her groundbreaking characters in The Sisters Brothers and Colette.

October 05 2018 5:01 AM

Decatur, Ga., school officials say the claim is unfounded.

October 04 2018 4:07 PM

A program at L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center helps patients confidently transition with makeup workshops.

October 04 2018 6:33 AM