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Because of this, a lawsuit challenging the ban can go forward, Judge Marsha Pechman rules.

April 14 2018 2:47 PM

Over 250 transgender entrepreneurs sold goods to over 1,000 attendees at the fair on Sunday. 

April 11 2018 7:43 PM

The National Center for Transgender Equality won a major battle by ending gender markers on Medicare cards. Why can't all government IDs drop the M and F?

April 11 2018 5:01 AM

The ruling doesn't change the law immediately but stands to influence future decisions.

April 10 2018 6:34 PM

The votes are all counted, and residents have rejected Proposition 1, which would have restricted transgender people's restroom access.

April 06 2018 10:03 PM Updated

Dolores dos Santos was beaten and shot to death, a crime recorded in a video that went viral last year.

April 06 2018 3:51 PM