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Many embraced Caitlyn Jenner because she personifies the female beauty ideal. What if she wasn't so glamorous?

June 03 2015 4:00 AM

A new youth group out of Washington State hopes to bring its message of acceptance and inclusion — served with a slice of pizza — to schools nationwide.

June 02 2015 4:00 AM

A journalist who's covered stories from Rock Hudson's AIDS diagnosis to the Boston Marathon bombing reveals why the media obsesses over the murders of rich Caucasians and largely ignores violence against trans women.

June 02 2015 4:00 AM

This man found Lawrence, a college town in Kansas, a liberal refuge in his youth. Somehow, things have changed.

June 01 2015 6:00 AM

The nation has struggled with marriage equality for over a decade, but thanks to pro-LGBT campaigns and a little push from a faraway friend, change is coming.

June 01 2015 5:00 AM

Thirteen-year-old Emma Meents recently met with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to shoot the breeze about her gay dads, marriage equality, and Pride parades.

May 29 2015 4:00 AM

Anoka-Hennepin, the notorious Minnesota school district that engendered homophobia and saw several LGBT students kill themselves, is the subject of a proposed documentary.

May 29 2015 4:00 AM
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