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In a commentary, the singer wrote that McCrory signed North Carolina's discriminatory law HB 2, "after admitting he had never met a transgender person."

May 17 2016 10:13 AM

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Obama defended his policy on trans students. 

May 17 2016 9:42 AM

Advocates are organizing to bring awareness to the black trans man's plight and hopefully see him pardoned by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. 

May 17 2016 7:02 AM

With the White House behind us, it's time to get aggressive about demanding our rights from hostile state governments.

May 17 2016 5:58 AM

Being accepted for who she is "makes me feel great inside," says U.S. Rep. Mike Honda's granddaughter Malisa Phillips.

May 16 2016 11:01 PM

Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace staged a fiery protest against anti-LGBT legislation.

May 16 2016 6:37 PM