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.

For The Advocate's 50th, Transparent star Alexandra Billings honors LGBT advocate Judith Light.

December 04 2017 5:58 AM

Leo Bancroft feared coming out as trans even though his church is accepting — but he found a warm welcome.

December 04 2017 5:05 AM

Ann Thomas, founder of Transgender Talent management, gives us her picks. 

November 30 2017 6:03 AM

Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, 31, was found dead Monday morning.

November 29 2017 3:11 PM

The new short film by trans filmmaker Jake Graf showcases the joys and struggles of growing up trans in the U.K.

November 29 2017 6:45 AM

A new state law sets a blueprint for the rest of the nation.

November 29 2017 6:07 AM