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.

A new law allows transgender people in this conservative South American nation to legally register for identification displaying their authentic gender. 

September 07 2016 3:37 PM

Listen up, child.

September 07 2016 7:15 AM

For decades, Susan Larson helped make the world a safer place for trans people. Then she came out too. 

September 06 2016 6:07 AM

Writer Amanda Kerri is less disturbed about a cisgender actor playing a transgender character and more upset by how over-the-top — and generally bad — cinematic portrayals of trans people are.

September 01 2016 3:20 PM

Hollywood will create transgender roles, but it rarely casts trans actors to play them. Here's why that's a problem.

August 31 2016 6:47 PM
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