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While men dominate sports coverage year-round, the Olympics offers a brief glimpse at the talent of female athletes. 

August 12 2016 11:19 AM

Leslie Jones has landed in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics, so get ready to laugh.

August 12 2016 11:00 AM

Linda Thompson wrote in her new memoir, A Little Thing Called Life, the former Olympian plotted to have gender confirmation surgery in Denmark and return as a new female relative to her sons.

August 11 2016 8:49 PM

The producer of the new series on CBS revealed details about the next series in the Star Trek franchise, including an out crew member and a lead character who is a woman — but not a captain. 

August 11 2016 8:37 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte made homophobic remarks about Ambassador Philip Goldberg after Goldberg criticized him for comments he made about the rape and murder of a missionary. 

August 11 2016 8:00 PM Updated

Next month Amazon will debut One Mississippi, a new show featuring the lesbian comic that doesn't make her attraction to women the subject of every plot and punchline.

August 08 2016 8:18 PM

When victims of sexual assault come forward, they are often asked strange questions, but what would happen if the same questions were asked of mugging victims? 

August 08 2016 4:42 PM