DeRay Mckesson
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A dad realizes he supports his kid's exploration of gender identity more than he expected.

May 30 2014 5:00 AM

Gay politician Evan Low knows how far we've come since the days of Harvey Milk's trailblazing activism, but he wonders what Milk would think of our progress.

6:30 AM

E.J. Johnson grew up in a happy home where his family accepted him for who he is. But he knows that if he grew up elsewhere, he might not have been as lucky.

5:32 AM

The fight over the use of a transgender slur is becoming a divisive topic — at what cost?

May 28 2014 6:30 AM

The executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has an important reminder for Memorial Day.

May 26 2014 4:12 AM

Pam Anderson revealed that she found it difficult to trust other humans after enduring years of sexual abuse. That's the case for many.

May 23 2014 6:49 AM