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"Real men" wouldn't have repealed the anti-LGBT law, says one commentator. Also: railing against immigrants and gay service members.

April 03 2017 4:25 PM

At the Alexis Arquette Family Foundation's launch, the Oscar-winning actress told The Advocate about the precocious humor and creativity of her late sibling.

March 31 2017 6:30 PM

On Transgender Day of Visibility we celebrate love with a video from the San Francisco LGBT Center. 

March 31 2017 2:50 PM

"HB 142 really does not solve the problems that HB2 created," said National Guard veteran and trans activist Vivian Taylor.

March 31 2017 1:28 PM

The Human Rights Campaign and the American Civil Liberties Union both opposed the compromise.

4:39 PM Updated

"I want to be a role model for transgender people, specifically female-to-male," says 28-year-old competitive bodybuilder Kendy Nguyen.

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