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The Texas Republican Party should 'send a loud and clear message to the radical left' by moving its convention from Dallas, says a leader of the campaign to repeal Houston's nondiscrimination law.

November 13 2015 5:05 PM

Members of the LGBT Equality Caucus announced they will form a Transgender Equality Task Force to end bias-motivated violence against trans people. 

November 13 2015 10:09 AM

Protesters in Chicago saw a speech by Jenner as an insult to trans people who aren't white or wealthy.

November 12 2015 9:54 PM

Maura Pfefferman is coming back, and bringing her whole crazy clan along with her. Warning: spoiler alert!

November 12 2015 7:17 PM

The group of transphobic activists who defeated the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance have turned their attention to recently affirmed LGBT protections in Dallas. 

November 12 2015 5:55 PM

A new resource is available to transgender veterans in northeast Ohio: a first-of-its-kind clinic inside a Veterans Affairs hospital.

November 12 2015 4:35 PM

Black trans woman Meagan Taylor has filed a civil rights complaint against an Iowa hotel that falsely accused her and a friend of being sex workers, leading to Taylor's harrowing eight-day incarceration. 

November 12 2015 3:58 PM

Following the heartbreak in Houston, and GOP presidential front-runner Ben Carson's terrible comments about trans people, Michael Hughes has something to get off his chest.

November 12 2015 5:30 AM