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.

Barres, a transgender man, did pioneering work on the role of certain brain cells and was an advocate for trans people, women, and more.

December 28 2017 4:38 PM

On this special episode of The Advocates podcast, host Jessie "Gender" Earl sits down with her father to talk about being transgender.

December 26 2017 6:33 AM

Two federal appeals courts in two days have turned down the Trump administration's requests.

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Pride at Work argues that a union contract helps ensure transgender employees get the protection they need.

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The Advocate highlights the people who gave the LGBT community hope in 2017.

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