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Read the latest news about transgender issues. Learn more about how transgender public figures—Chelsea Manning, Jen Richards, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, and others—are shaping the agenda of the LGBT rights movement, and showing the world that gender is not so simple a thing after all. 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.

The speaker has no time for goading, especially when it comes to her support for transgender youth.

2 hours 6 min ago

Billings portrays a transgender character who's expected to be influential in the lives of the Conner family and figures prominently in tonight's episode.

December 02 2020 9:37 PM

The network has partnered with Michael D. Cohen to issue a casting call in the Trans Youth Acting Challenge.

December 02 2020 4:15 PM

The delicacy is there because hatred is still prevalent, but we can all come together to combat it.

December 02 2020 4:07 PM

Detroit-area company R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes owes back pay and damages, and must cease anti-trans discrimination going forward.

December 01 2020 4:58 PM

Forty transgender Americans have died by violence this year.

December 01 2020 2:12 PM

The X-Men actor announced he had come into his authentic self via a heartfelt Instagram post.

December 01 2020 12:39 PM