DeRay Mckesson
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The response to marriage equality is being channeled into "religious freedom" bills and other underhanded acts of animus.

April 01 2016 5:11 AM

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, this southern trans man removes his armor and reveals his anguish over the ongoing attack on his people. 

March 31 2016 6:43 AM

More Americans than ever before say they know someone who is transgender. That's a great start, but securing full equality for trans people requires a deeper understanding, says this HRC staffer. 

March 31 2016 6:33 AM

Trans Day of Visibility is vital, but it will take legal might to end "bathroom bills" and other legislated animus.

March 31 2016 5:12 AM

Straight people control the narrative, which means Duke's camp role in Valley of the Dolls is lost in the remembrances.

March 30 2016 11:55 AM

When these laws are tossed out in court, they will be exposed for their true nature.

March 30 2016 6:19 AM

Chris Verdugo, the head of Gay Men's Chorus LA, tells us why Cubans are some of the happiest people in the world.

March 30 2016 5:31 AM
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