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Eight year-old transgender actor Jackson Millarker will guest star in this week's episode of Modern Family as Lily's new friend,

September 26 2016 9:13 PM

The whistleblower's lawyer claims Manning is being punished for trying to take her life. 

September 25 2016 7:11 PM

When it comes to movies and TV, we're not asking for the world. 

September 23 2016 5:29 AM

African immigrants regularly hear that being LGBT is somehow"un-African." A new photo project by Mikael Owunna explores how these first- and second-generation immigrants thumb their noses at that notion.

September 22 2016 6:29 AM

State Republicans suggest they'll consider a repeal of House Bill 2 if and only if Charlotte first repeals its ordinance granting LGBT citizens protection from discrimination. No, really, that's their deal. 

September 20 2016 12:40 AM