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GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis has sent a letter asking the Motion Picture Association of America to change the R rating for the transgender coming-of-age drama, 3 Generations.

April 18 2017 9:54 PM

The singer who performed for Trump's inauguration is speaking out on behalf of her trans sister.

April 15 2017 6:47 PM

Survivor contestant Jeff Varner's employer wanted nothing to do with the controversy. 

April 15 2017 1:20 PM

Before a trans contestant was outed by a gay man on Survivor, Andrew Sullivan insinuated that trans people are capricious with their identities. Enough is enough, writes Riki Wilchins.

April 14 2017 5:03 AM

Trace Lysette, Sia, Isis King, and more express anger at the terrible act, and admiration for the trans star, Zeke Smith.

April 13 2017 5:20 PM

Tamara Adrián is fighting to improve the lives of Venezuela's severely beleagured citizens. Through all this, she's changing the nation's views on sexual and gender minorities.

April 13 2017 5:32 AM