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December 09 2015 3:01 AM

The creator of TV's Pfefferman family pulls back the curtain on her real-life family, her past, and — for the first time — the evolution of her sexuality.

December 08 2015 5:08 PM

Lou Reed sang about her, Andy Warhol filmed her, and most recently she appeared in Jill Soloway's Transparent. 

December 06 2015 11:06 PM

TLC has renewed its reality series about the renowned transgender teenager and her family.

December 06 2015 1:10 PM

All day on Wednesday, December 9, share a slice of your life, America.

December 03 2015 5:40 PM

Those with a megaphone should be using it for good, said the founder of The Happy Hippie Foundation.

November 28 2015 12:16 PM