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Jess Herbst, the state's first transgender state official, led her first town council meeting Tuesday as her authentic self, and says she's been well-received in her conservative Texas town.

February 01 2017 3:17 PM

Summer Luk embraces her gender identity, but that doesn't mean she wants to make all her music about it.

January 31 2017 5:38 AM

The liberated women hosted a "birthday" party celebrating mid-life. 

January 27 2017 7:04 PM

Here's what D.C. had to say.

January 27 2017 6:10 AM

When you're transitioning, the smallest moments can be revolutionary.

January 27 2017 4:46 AM

The protests this weekend were still a success, writes Evan Greer, but activists need to improve inclusion as we battle Trump.

January 25 2017 5:32 AM