Transgender

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.

Bethany Kozma spearheaded a campaign to oppose Obama's protections for trans students. 

June 30 2017 4:06 PM

Trans student Grimm, whose court case was undermined by the withdrawal of federal guidelines on inclusivity, gets an award from the department's LGBT employee group.

June 29 2017 7:51 AM

Ava Le’Ray Barrin was fatally shot Sunday in Athens, Ga.

June 28 2017 3:40 PM

Part of being a trans woman is adapting to the ways men condescend and silence women. That doesn't mean guys completely control the narrative, writes Jessie Earl.

June 28 2017 11:29 AM

Firefighter Brooke Guinan was celebrated at this weekend's Pride parade.

June 26 2017 8:17 PM

The ACLU invited Chelsea Manning to join its float as it made way through New York City.

June 25 2017 7:55 PM

The Human Rights Campaign is criticizing the Pentagon for not yet moving ahead with a permanent end to the trans military ban.

June 25 2017 1:48 PM
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