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These Mt. Holyoke students demanded that their college support all women.

September 04 2014 11:56 AM

'We must acknowledge that gender identity is not reducible to the body,' say Mt. Holyoke College officials of their historic decision to welcome applications from all trans students.

September 03 2014 12:11 PM

Despite its refusal to support same-sex couples through marriage equality, an Italian court conceded that stable, loving parents, LGBT or not, may be in a child's best interests.

September 02 2014 2:28 PM