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Here's everything you need to know about the dude who is as famous for his antigay (and now anti-transgender) rhetoric, as he is for those duck sounds he makes on TV. 

May 11 2016 2:29 AM

The U.S. senator from Vermont is hoping tonight's victory in West Virginia will give him momentum to defeat front-runner Hillary Clinton in California.

May 11 2016 12:48 AM

The court battle between the state government of North Carolina and the Obama Administration might be the catalyst for a sweeping decision benefitting all trans Americans.

May 10 2016 10:59 PM

The businessman inches closer to clinching the nomination.

May 10 2016 8:02 PM

The Vermont senator has won the contest, following his win in Indiana last week, and given the LGBT rights movement a shout-out in his victory speech.

May 10 2016 7:46 PM Updated

The activist tells Stephen Colbert that attacking the presidential candidate for not endorsing marriage equality earlier is a fool's game.

May 10 2016 3:53 PM