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Kids often understand transgender experience better than adults. They know a superpower when they see one.

June 17 2016 5:05 AM

This marks the 14th trans person killed this year in the U.S. — the same number killed in all of 2013.

June 15 2016 9:40 PM

The National Enquirer got it wrong, the fitness guru said, and he sent a message of support to the families of victims at Pulse.

June 15 2016 4:58 PM Updated

Activists refuse to let the shooting tear their community apart. They want it to bring them together.

June 14 2016 6:25 AM

Writer and trans activist Hannah Simpson expands on the advice that got cheers outside the Stonewall.

June 13 2016 5:33 PM

Those are just a few of the comments revealed in North Carolina Rep. Dan Bishop's emails.

June 11 2016 3:17 PM

Almost a year ago she famously interrupted President Obama, kicking off a year of intense activism — and a whole lot of growth and learning. 

June 10 2016 5:40 AM