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Governors of five western states say they'll defy Donald Trump's transgender military ban.

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The FX series about NYC's ball scene will soon be streaming.

April 23 2019 3:34 PM

A regulation being prepared by the administration would weaken protections against anti-trans discrimination in health care.

April 23 2019 1:20 PM

Not only was the moment between Sadie and his mom, Annie (Mae Whitman), heartfelt, it's making history with a trans actor playing trans on a major network show.

April 22 2019 9:10 PM

The Oscar winner said she will "protect" her seven-year-old trans child when she was pressed by reporters. 

April 19 2019 1:11 PM

The design from a Washington, D.C.-based artist pays homage to Johnson and also to the 27 trans deaths that occurred in 2018 and early 2019. 

April 18 2019 7:13 PM

As Donald Trump's trans military ban goes into effect, the nation's service academies are putting up bars too.

April 17 2019 5:00 PM