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Hubbard received praise from sporting associations too.

July 30 2021 8:03 PM

The U.K. magazine published articles offering "both sides" to the debate over trans women in sports — and one refers to trans women as "biological males."

July 29 2021 4:40 PM

The actress spoke about how her daughter's coming out as trans has helped her evolve past "old ideas" of gender. 

July 29 2021 10:50 AM

Tameka Washington, a long-time trans advocate in Philadelphia, was shot multiple times in 2019. 

July 29 2021 9:59 AM

History-making weight lifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first out trans athlete to compete in the Olympics.

July 28 2021 11:24 AM

A Pew Research Center survey finds more acquaintance with trans people and those who prefer gender-neutral pronouns, but comfort levels haven't moved in recent years.

July 27 2021 7:56 PM

Eric Aguillon is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the attack, which left the woman paralyzed.

July 27 2021 7:40 PM