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The repeal of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was crushing, and it’s vital we know why we lost. 

November 06 2015 12:47 PM

A special hotline for transgender and other travelers is supposed to help them avoid security screening problems. But does it? 

November 06 2015 7:20 AM

In a scathing message from the editorial board of The New York Times, the gray lady slams the state's top officials for peddling provably false transphobic myths in the controversy over HERO.

November 05 2015 6:03 PM

The host dedicated a Late Night With Seth Meyers segment to explaining how transphobic fearmongering repealed an LGBT rights ordinance in Houston.

November 05 2015 3:31 PM

'It's not fair to make everyone else uncomfortable,' the Republican front-runner tells Jorge Ramos. 

November 05 2015 2:28 PM

The U.S. attorney in Kansas was surprised that no hate crimes were reported in Topeka and Kansas City. 

November 05 2015 9:18 AM

And that's dangerous, says the famously anti-LGBT presidential aspirant.

November 04 2015 7:03 PM