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One man's quest for a spotless sphincter.

May 03 2016 5:16 AM

In its ruling on a transgender boy's right to use the facilities of his choosing, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sent a clear message  — respecting trans rights in public schools is the law.

May 03 2016 5:04 AM

Bangladesh's beleagured LGBT community deserves the government's respect, but more importantly, the community deserves protection from fatal attacks by extremists, says this researcher at Human Rights Watch. 

May 02 2016 5:22 AM

Even those who aren't religious should pay attention to whether the Methodists move in the direction of tolerance and love.

April 29 2016 6:02 AM

It's fun to terrorize the young with (mostly made-up) tales of how bad it is getting older.

April 29 2016 5:41 AM

Ending our culture's obsession with what's "male" and what's "female" will be our salvation, writes Riki Wilchins. 

April 29 2016 5:03 AM
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