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Prominent LGBT Republicans condemned the president for his discrminatory action.

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Rose, a Muay Thai boxer, is beating the odds as a transgender woman.

32 min 59 sec ago

Trump had fooled some voters during the campaign into believing he was a friend to LGBT people. He isn't.

9:50 AM

Meet two women and a man who go out of their way to stand up for their community and fellow Texans.

6:54 AM

One bill to ban such coverage failed, but sources say Pence is renewing the effort.

July 25 2017 10:48 PM

The bill needs one more approval by the Senate before it goes to the House.

July 25 2017 7:56 PM Updated

The actress was one of the first people to have transition surgery at a time when the word "transgender" didn’t exist, but she was so much more than that.  

July 25 2017 5:54 PM