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And it still opposes marriage equality, thanks to delegates like Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins.

July 11 2016 11:07 PM

The legal team representing the transgender Wikileaks source says they are relieved to learn that their client survived but still angry that the Army leaked confidential medical information.

July 11 2016 6:08 PM Updated

Equality organizations teamed up for an advertisement that will air during next week's Republican National Convention. Mara Keisling of the National Center for Transgender Equality tells us about the message she hopes to convey.

July 11 2016 9:00 AM

The trans reality star hasn't booked a speaking slot for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, but she will be part of an outside panel discussing LGBT rights and the GOP.

July 09 2016 2:17 PM

The states object to federal guidance on transgender students' rights, including the right to use facilities matching their gender identity. 

July 08 2016 4:52 PM Updated

Gov. Charlie Baker signed the bill into law today, assuring that residents can use the public facilities aligned with their gender identity.

July 08 2016 3:39 PM Updated

How Tiffany Grimes fell in love with Dade Barlow twice.  

July 08 2016 5:29 AM