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.

Trans people need to be evaluated for BRCA genes. Here’s why. 

January 05 2018 6:33 AM

India’s eastern Bhubaneswar city opened its first public toilet for the transgender community in December.

January 03 2018 3:25 PM

No harm has come to anyone by allowing trans students access to facilities appropriate for their gender identity, the judge rules.

January 03 2018 2:56 PM

Nong Rose is preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the Muay Thai ring in France. She will compete against a male fighter.

January 03 2018 2:38 PM

With Trump's military ban temporarily blocked, trans Americans begin signing up, with cautious optimism that the ban will fall for good.

January 02 2018 9:29 PM

Models walked the runway in New Dehli dressed in outfits designed by some of the most renowned names in fashion.

January 02 2018 5:57 PM

The Miss Trans Albania contest is now in its third year, with seven contestants taking part.

January 02 2018 5:45 PM