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Katie Couric and Joe Maldonado discuss the journey from being kicked out of the Boy Scouts to ultimate acceptance.

February 10 2017 5:55 PM

Similar legislation has failed before, but right-wing lawmakers are trying again.

February 10 2017 4:56 PM

Nine-year-old Joe Maldonado was jubilant as he wore his new Cub Scout uniform for New Jersey's Pack 20.

February 09 2017 6:11 PM

The viral sensation comes out yet again.

February 09 2017 5:24 PM

If you want to see America's possible future, read up on modern Russian history.

February 08 2017 5:02 AM

Gavin Grimm, a transgender boy fighting for the right to use the appropriate restroom at school, may have his case decided by Scalia's heir apparent, Neil Gorsuch.

February 04 2017 12:36 PM

D'Lo discusses Hollywood diversity, Donald Trump, and his new web series Private Dick, which is inspired by his queer and Sri Lankan-Tamil-American identities.

February 02 2017 6:38 AM