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The U.S. Court of Appeals rules that Title IX does indeed protect the rights of transgender students to use the facilities that correspond with their gender identity.

April 19 2016 4:07 PM

The ninth trans woman killed this year, Keyonna Blakeney, was found in a hotel a few miles from Washington, D.C.

April 19 2016 3:31 PM

In a statement issued Monday, Richard Brodhead argued the bill “runs counter to the ideals of Duke University.” 

April 19 2016 9:15 AM

Why is the first state to legalize same-sex marriage dragging its feet on transgender protections?

April 19 2016 6:14 AM

"We must take a stand against prejudice," says a statement on the band's website.

April 18 2016 10:02 PM

Its lead sponsor has withdrawn it until next year, she said today.

April 18 2016 8:39 PM