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 vet Felicia "Flames" Elizondo — who's survived riots, HIV, and a lifetime of discrimination — pens this powerful open letter to our so-called president.

August 01 2017 6:02 AM

Speaking on The Breakfast Club, Lil Duval said if he discovered a woman he was dating was trans, she'd have to "die."

July 30 2017 7:32 PM

Sia, Michael Stipe and others stand with trans troops. 

July 29 2017 9:18 PM

In light of Trump's recent ban on all transgender people serving in the military, let's take a look back at this group's long history of fighting for America.

July 28 2017 5:05 PM