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WATCH: Meet Australia's Indigenous Trans Men, 'Brotherboys'
December 09 2014 1:42 PM ET

WATCH: Meet Australia's Indigenous Trans Men, 'Brotherboys'

Mitch Kellaway

A community of Australia's aboriginal trans men is finding its voice through telling 'yarns' and raising awareness of life at the intersections of trans and indigenous identities.

WATCH: Ariz. Anchor Challenges 'Hatemonger' Pastor on Antigay Views
December 07 2014 2:19 PM ET

WATCH: Ariz. Anchor Challenges 'Hatemonger' Pastor on Antigay Views

Trudy Ring

But Pastor Steven Anderson doubles down on his rhetoric, equating gays with ax murderers and Adolf Hitler.

LISTEN: Adorable Couple Talks Love, Sex, and Gender Transition
December 04 2014 6:32 PM ET

Adorable Couple Talks Love, Sex, and Gender Transition

Mitch Kellaway

Warm fuzzies, anyone? Hear the story of how newlywed trans activist Liam Lowery and Marie Claire writer Marisa Carroll have stayed together through thick and thin.

WATCH: Pastor Calls for LGBT Holocaust to Eradicate AIDS by Christmas
December 03 2014 4:13 PM ET

Pastor Calls for LGBT Holocaust to Eradicate AIDS by Christmas

Stevie St. John

Outrageously homophobic pastor Steven Anderson, who previously made headlines for praying for the president's death, says killing off LGBT people could usher in an AIDS-free holiday season.

Two Amazing Alvin Ailey Dancers Got Married
December 03 2014 3:08 PM ET

Two Amazing Alvin Ailey Dancers Got Married

FDA Considers Revision of Gay Blood Ban
December 02 2014 1:59 PM ET

FDA Considers Revision of Gay Blood Ban

Daniel Reynolds

But not all LGBT groups are happy with the proposed new policy, which mandates a one-year period of abstinence.

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