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In a shocking move, the VA recently declared it would not cover gender-confirmation surgery. Congressman Mike Quigley is not pleased.

November 17 2016 5:02 AM

Our failure to invest in young researchers is undermining scientific innovation, including an end to AIDS.

November 16 2016 6:12 AM

"I'd like to remind others that LGBT people are just that. They are people."

November 07 2016 9:34 PM

The decades-long love affair between ’80s supermodel Caroline Cossey (a.k.a. Tula) and David Finch began with bad directions.

November 03 2016 6:14 AM