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The gay conservative troll has outlined an attack strategy against transgender people, whom he called “mentally ill,” among other pejoratives, on his college tour.

October 26 2016 5:19 PM

Meet Sgt. Jessica Hawkins, the transgender woman who heads the Metropolitan Police unit that works with the LGBT community. 

October 26 2016 3:01 PM

Television is propaganda, argued the Transparent creator, who said we must "create our own propaganda with queer people at the center" at the TransNation Festival.

October 24 2016 6:43 PM

This election season has been a dark time, but quiet accomplishments were made in the midst of it.

October 24 2016 6:07 AM

On Spirit Day, hear these stories of verbal bullying from attendees of the GLAAD Media Awards.

October 20 2016 1:18 PM

Apparently, all that stands in the way of the former baseball pitcher and ESPN analyst challenging Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018... is his wife. 

October 19 2016 1:43 PM

The 20th annual Existrans march for transgender and intersex people and their supporters was held over the weekend in Belleville à Châtelet in the French capital.

October 19 2016 1:05 PM