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Following the heartbreak in Houston, and GOP presidential front-runner Ben Carson's terrible comments about trans people, Michael Hughes has something to get off his chest.

November 12 2015 5:30 AM

The two women and their attorneys held a news conference in which they repeatedly misgendered the child and accused his gay parents of child abuse. 

November 11 2015 4:09 PM

The disgraced former House Speaker and presidential candidate is 'delighted' that Houston voted down an antidiscrimination ordinance — and wants Congress to follow its lead.

November 11 2015 3:30 PM

The lawyer who headed the campaign to repeal Houston's nondiscrimination law is defending a man sued for secretly taking photos of naked women in a bathroom.

November 11 2015 8:45 AM

Former Air Force officer Barbara Satin has a wish for November 11.

November 11 2015 5:45 AM

Transgender residents of Houston speak out after their city voted down an antidiscrimination ordinance that would have protected them.

November 10 2015 7:41 PM

The Dallas city council just voted unanimously to do what Houston voters refused to: bolster nondiscrimination protections for transgender people.

November 10 2015 6:24 PM

After sparkling on the red carpet, the former Olympian and reality series star revealed she had achieved another transgender milestone.

November 10 2015 5:36 PM

The prominent Houston preacher believes transgender people are disrespecting God, and reporters don't seem interested in challenging his transphobic assertions. 

November 10 2015 8:00 AM

Friends of the famous author, TV host, and transgender journalist posted photographs, videos and stories from her ceremony in Hawaii.

November 09 2015 7:07 PM