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Struggling to understand what bathroom transgender people should use? President Obama has a simple test: Imagine your child was trans and needed to go potty at school. 

June 02 2016 3:42 PM Updated

It's simple: When covering transgender people, include transgender people.

June 02 2016 1:38 PM

The controversial Fox News personality and former Clueless star believes trans people and feminists are ruining America.

June 02 2016 10:33 AM Updated

A new Pride campaign turns homemade art into beds and meals for beleaguered teens in the nation's capital.

June 02 2016 5:56 AM

It's not enough to be good soldiers — trans military members have to tell their own stories to ensure that change occurs in the armed forces, says the director of a new documentary on the subject. 

June 02 2016 5:27 AM

The star of I Am Cait says it's been the "best year of my life" as she marks a year since coming out on the cover of Vanity Fair.

June 02 2016 12:47 AM

He's taking on big business and the courts, and making a name for himself, although he can't use his real name for fear of reprisal.

June 02 2016 12:01 AM