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The confirmation of Dr. Rachel Levine makes her the first transgender person appointed to a Governor’s cabinet in Pennsylvania.

June 09 2015 8:28 PM

Transgender users of the dating app are getting reported and banned from Tinder for their gender identity, say many on social media.

June 05 2015 7:16 PM

As today is National HIV and AIDS Longterm Survivors' Awareness Day, and the 34th anniversary of the first diagnosis, it's a perfect time to give thanks for all the advances we've witnessed since 1981.

June 05 2015 4:00 AM