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The musician and actor celebrates the transmasculine community in a joyous video. 

June 17 2021 7:34 PM

A Denver judge says Phillips violated Colorado's antidiscrimination law by refusing to make a cake celebrating Autumn Scardina's transition.

June 17 2021 4:18 PM

NBC’s Joe Fryer on why America needs to see this news special now.

June 17 2021 1:47 PM

Both women are long-time activists who plan to tackle the discrimination many LGBTQ+ Mexicans still face. 

June 17 2021 6:57 AM

Such discrimination is a form of sex discrimination, and the department will protect all students from it, says Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.

June 16 2021 2:44 PM

Jenner is calling the late-night host transphobic, but some are critiquing Jenner, a conservative and onetime Trump supporter, for "feigned indignation."

June 14 2021 2:56 PM