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"Brazil is a vast country and all its diversity should be somehow represented in this event,” said the model.

August 06 2016 8:22 PM

If the Olympics aren't your bag, everyone from Babs to Angie Stone are here to entertain you.

August 05 2016 4:08 PM

Wednesday's stay issued by the Supreme Court means that Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school student in Virginia, cannot use the boys' bathroom at school.

August 04 2016 2:46 PM Updated

In an uplifting commentary in Glamour, Obama wrote, "forcing people to adhere to outmoded, rigid notions of identity isn’t good for anybody—men, women, gay, straight, transgender, or otherwise."

August 04 2016 10:59 AM

Homeless ex-convict Linda Thompson told a judge going back to prison would be like going home, and asked for a 10 year sentence.

August 04 2016 10:35 AM

Gavin Grimm won't be allowed to use the men's room when he returns to school, because Justice Stephen Breyer sided with conservative justices in the decision.

August 04 2016 3:33 AM