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Some of those watching the match booed Mack Beggs when he easily defeated his female opponent to win the state championship. 

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Chyna Doll Dupree is the fifth reported trans homicide victim of 2017.

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Alexis Arquette's sister, Patricia Arquette, has spoken out about the omission of Alexis' name despite her seventy film credits.

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"They clearly know nothing about transgender youth," Amy Landecker said at a pre-Oscar party on Friday.

February 26 2017 1:31 PM

As celebrities cry "protect trans kids," CBS pulls the only show on network television to feature a transgender series regular, Laverne Cox.

February 25 2017 5:51 PM

The court wants to see briefs referring to Virginia teenager Gavin Grimm by his chosen pronouns.

February 25 2017 3:36 PM