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Misty Snow doesn't have the usual background for a candidate to the U.S. Senate, but she isn't letting that stop her from making history. 

June 30 2016 5:50 PM

Starting today, transgender members of the U.S. military can serve openly.

June 30 2016 2:16 PM Updated

Equality House is known for its rainbow flag paint job, and now it has a neighbor adorned in the transgender flag.

June 29 2016 8:34 PM

Republican legislators are offering a Band-Aid approach to calm the North Carolina business community's panic over House Bill 2, but LGBT advocates aren't buying it. 

June 29 2016 8:25 PM

Ken Paxton argues that parents have a right to know if their child may be transgender.

June 29 2016 7:34 PM

The reality star and former Olympian reiterated her support for the likely Republican candidate in a recent interview.

June 29 2016 10:21 AM

Politicians were booed — and mooned — as frustration grows in the increasingly pricey city.

June 28 2016 7:46 PM