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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

Zoella Zayce says she didn't feel safe in her home nation due to its anti-LGBTQ laws and culture.

April 17 2019 1:30 PM

Map Pesqueira, a trans cadet in the AROTC, has now launched a GoFundMe to pay for his education.

April 16 2019 5:30 PM

The white whistleblower was deadnamed, while the Black Dallas resident was kicked and punched while dozens watched.

April 16 2019 3:30 PM

Hannah Gadsby recently distanced herself from Dame Edna creator Barry Humphries and his transphobia when she received the prestigious comedy award. 

April 16 2019 11:57 AM