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"It is never too late to do what you want to do," says the iconic trans actor.

July 07 2013 5:02 PM

After the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in favor of marriage equality, several celebrities took to Twitter to spread the good news.

June 26 2013 10:49 AM

The star, who appears to be having a public breakdown, drops an antigay slur on Twitter.

June 01 2013 8:30 PM