DeRay Mckesson
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Some might think the casual use of certain words relating to transgender women is harmless, but these words carry incredible weight.

April 10 2014 11:35 AM

Thousands of young Americans are living with HIV, but their generation doesn't really talk about the epidemic. On this Youth AIDS Day, one organization takes the task to heart.

April 10 2014 4:50 AM

YouTube personality Tyler Oakley may bridle at getting a few wrinkles, but he knows some LGBT youth aren't so lucky.

April 09 2014 6:00 AM

When Jewish tradition is steeped in gender roles, how does a transgender Jewish person mark their own gender confirmation procedures?

April 09 2014 5:00 AM

Arizona has a troubled history when it comes to equality, but gay state senator Steve Gallardo is trying hard to change that.

April 08 2014 9:00 AM

When a transgender high school student made the varsity softball team, she didn't expect it would cause a media firestorm.

April 07 2014 7:00 AM

The failure to reform immigration affects us all as LGBT Americans.

April 07 2014 5:00 AM
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