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.

Kenneth Bostick died nine days after he was found unconscious on a Manhattan sidewalk.

May 08 2017 2:23 PM Updated

A crash course into the transforming transgender talent conversation.

May 08 2017 1:58 PM

The trans pioneer — who founded  SiriusXM and created a pharmaceutical company to save her youngest daughter — tells The Advocate Donald Trump is "irrelevant" to trans rights.

May 08 2017 12:51 PM

Friday marked the first time a trans pastor held a Holy Communion in Cuba, highlighting the modest progress of LGBT acceptance in the Communist-ruled country.

May 08 2017 9:22 AM

Mel Wymore, the first out trans candidate for New York City Council, touts "the power of local elections."

May 08 2017 5:01 AM

The transgender health study was a collaboration between researchers at Dalhousie Univ. in Halifax, the Univ. of Saskatchewan, and McGill Univ. in Montreal.

May 05 2017 6:14 PM

The country’s first transgender judge, Phyllis Frye, was always a rabble-rouser.

May 05 2017 6:29 AM