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.

One would make it easier to change the gender marker on birth certificates; the other would outlaw the use of anti-LGBT "panic" as defense against a murder charge.

June 01 2017 4:06 PM

The president's administration had tried rolling back protections for transgender students.

May 31 2017 5:30 PM

And with repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the situation could get far worse.

May 31 2017 8:50 AM

The Seventh Circuit becomes the first federal appeals court to base a ruling on trans student rights on Title IX and the U.S. Constitution.

May 30 2017 10:41 PM

Don't forget for a minute that Trump's Obamacare repeal will specifically harm LGBTQ people, writes Daniel Ramos of One Colorado.

May 30 2017 5:21 AM

The state's governor is considering a special session to pass the anti-transgender law.

May 29 2017 12:28 PM

"My definition of Love is God. Once you're filled with Love then you can show Love to others. And what you give to others, you get back a hundred times."

May 27 2017 11:05 AM
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