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Following the lead of Denmark, Malta and Ireland, Norway will no longer require anyone aged 16 and older to be sterilized just to have their gender legally recognized.

June 06 2016 1:20 PM

Four people have been apprehended, thousands of miles from where the beating death took place.

June 04 2016 12:25 PM

Transphobes got you down? Let this bathroom-ography inspire you.

June 04 2016 1:06 AM

The band members say their shows have always provided a "safe place" to fans, no matter how they self-identity.

June 03 2016 7:04 PM

Payton McGarry detailed how he was harmed by House Bill 2 at the Lambda Legal West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 03 2016 2:54 PM

Filmmaker Jac Gares discusses why she and the Orange Is the New Black star made a documentary about the incarceration and release of a transgender woman.

June 03 2016 6:09 AM