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The General Services Administation issued a new rule today that will ensure transgender employees and visitors have access to public restrooms in all federal buildings. 

August 18 2016 1:47 PM Updated

The company will spend $20 million to outfit its 1,800 locations with inclusive facilities.

August 18 2016 11:46 AM Updated

Rather than perpetuating what all men and all women — trans and cisgender — ”should” sound like, Christie Block says she tries to help clients find a voice that feels right to them.

August 17 2016 11:17 PM

"When it comes to the female trans athlete, I'm confused," the lesbian swimmer said in a commentary on National Public Radio.

August 17 2016 10:00 PM Updated

In a tweet from her official account, the transgender former Olympian thanked her network and the costars of her reality TV series. 

August 16 2016 5:01 PM