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"A capricious, arbitrary, and unqualified tweet of new policy does not trump the methodical and systematic review by military stakeholders," Judge Marvin J. Garbis wrote.

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Pop star Demi Lovato brought Danica Roem, the first openly transgender state legislator, as her date to the America Music Awards. 

November 20 2017 7:27 PM

We should honor the lives lost, but also acknowledge the joy we still maintain as a community.

November 20 2017 3:38 PM

It's a rather surprising move, considering the Trump administration's hostility to trans rights.

November 20 2017 2:20 PM

The prevalence of eating disorders in the trans community is often pushed to the sidelines.

November 20 2017 11:53 AM