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.

At the Alexis Arquette Family Foundation's launch, the Oscar-winning actress told The Advocate about the precocious humor and creativity of her late sibling.

March 31 2017 6:30 PM

On Transgender Day of Visibility we celebrate love with a video from the San Francisco LGBT Center. 

March 31 2017 2:50 PM

"HB 142 really does not solve the problems that HB2 created," said National Guard veteran and trans activist Vivian Taylor.

March 31 2017 1:28 PM

The Human Rights Campaign and the American Civil Liberties Union both opposed the compromise.

March 30 2017 4:39 PM Updated

"I want to be a role model for transgender people, specifically female-to-male," says 28-year-old competitive bodybuilder Kendy Nguyen.

March 30 2017 3:39 PM

The bargain, to be voted on Thursday morning, would reportedly leave in place some of the anti-LGBT law's provisions.

March 30 2017 12:17 AM

According to an Associated Press analysis, N.C. is on track to lose $3.76 billion over several years if the state's divisive anti-trans law is not repealed.

March 27 2017 11:04 AM