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For too long, the most privileged decided the fate of the least. We can correct this by electing women and minorities, the trans actress says.

October 15 2018 4:03 AM

Nicol Shakhnazaryan is the second to be sentenced in the 2013 attack on Vivian Diego.

October 13 2018 7:15 AM

In forcing the student to sit alone and unprotected, the school staff did not live up to expectations, superintendent Scott Kizner said.

October 12 2018 3:29 PM

After being outed and banned from competition, trans bodybuilder Janae Kroczaleski tries to find her place. Watch a clip from Transformer below.

October 12 2018 11:56 AM

Today’s home tests can tell you about your heritage, cancer risks, STI s, and overall health.

October 10 2018 4:03 AM

Also, New Yorkers will no longer have to get a health care provider's OK to change a gender marker.

October 09 2018 7:14 PM