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The actress who plays Lulu Abundance on Pose spoke with The Advocate about anti-trans discrimination in that period piece and in the modern Good Trouble.   

January 18 2019 7:59 PM

The prolific actor reprises her role as a CIA agent on the NBC drama tonight.

January 18 2019 11:50 AM

Debating the role of anguish in trans identity.

January 18 2019 5:28 AM

Political advances can't happen with a government in paralysis. But systems aren't as broken in Nevada, Dallas, or Baton Rouge.

January 17 2019 7:01 AM

The latest research debunks a commonly held misconception about hormones and PrEP.

January 17 2019 5:33 AM

The journalist published what appears to be old tweets from Teigen containing transphobic and body-shaming language after she supported a recent Gillette commercial.

January 16 2019 10:21 PM

Zach Barack and Tyler Luke Cunningham make LGBTQ history in superhero films.

January 15 2019 6:28 PM