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New York City stands up for transgender rights with huge ad campaign on buses and in newspapers.

June 06 2016 4:46 PM Updated

"This opens the doors for other transgender athletes," says the Chicago-born triathlete and advocate. 

June 06 2016 4:39 PM

Following the lead of Denmark, Malta and Ireland, Norway will no longer require anyone aged 16 and older to be sterilized just to have their gender legally recognized.

June 06 2016 1:20 PM

Four people have been apprehended, thousands of miles from where the beating death took place.

12:25 PM

Transphobes got you down? Let this bathroom-ography inspire you.

1:06 AM

The band members say their shows have always provided a "safe place" to fans, no matter how they self-identity.

June 03 2016 7:04 PM