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Senate Bill 6 would surprise us if the Lone Star State didn't already set the bar so damn low.

December 21 2016 5:02 AM

As requested by Republican leaders at the capital, Charlotte's City Council gutted its human rights ordinance Monday to clear the way for a special session to overturn the hateful law.

December 20 2016 10:27 PM

Capt. Hannah Winterbourne is being considered for a Millie, an award bestowed each year by U.K. paperĀ The Sun.

December 19 2016 7:28 PM

There is no excuse for attacking the director of Boys Don't Cry, writes Amanda Kerri.

December 19 2016 5:38 AM

These include federal regulations affecting education and health care.

December 16 2016 5:28 PM

Jackie Evancho, who will sing the national anthem at next month's ceremony, has faced bullying for having a trans relative.

December 15 2016 5:25 PM

The out writer discusses his new musical drama's transgender storyline and the role of entertainment in the wake of Donald Trump's election.

December 15 2016 6:34 AM