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George Takei Wants to Know: Are You Afraid of PDA?
June 16 2014 1:40 PM ET

George Takei Wants to Know: Are You Afraid of PDA?

Lucas Grindley

He shared a video that he says should help end "the ick factor" in public discourse.

Federal Employee Health Plans Can Now Include Transition-Related Health Care
June 13 2014 5:33 PM ET

Transgender Federal Employees Get Good News

Parker Marie Molloy

Federal Employee Health Benefits insurers will no longer be forced to exclude transition-related healthcare, but not all advocates are pleased.