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Census data of male-female ratios by race underscore disproportionate homicide and incarceration rates and reveal HIV infection disparities

July 06 2015 4:00 AM

The transmasculine-themed show kicks of Season 2 with Max's achingly sweet — and awkward — dating life.

July 01 2015 1:53 PM

Connecticut becomes the eighth U.S. state to make it easier for transgender citizens to obtain documents that reflect their authentic gender.

June 30 2015 6:19 PM

An appeals court found it 'plausible' that a prison denying Mia Rosati surgery violated her right to equal protection.

June 30 2015 5:54 PM

The goal is to better understand the health of our understudied population without anyone having to leave the couch.

June 29 2015 5:45 PM

The inclusive dating website is allowing users to share their stories and definitions of gender identity and sexual orientation.

June 29 2015 2:20 PM

A disabled trans lesbian explains how the U.S.'s 'marriage penalty' on disability benefits prices out some of the most vulnerable LGBT people, despite Friday's ruling.

June 29 2015 7:00 AM