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Map Pesqueira, a trans cadet in the AROTC, has now launched a GoFundMe to pay for his education.

April 16 2019 5:30 PM

The white whistleblower was deadnamed, while the Black Dallas resident was kicked and punched while dozens watched.

April 16 2019 3:30 PM

Hannah Gadsby recently distanced herself from Dame Edna creator Barry Humphries and his transphobia when she received the prestigious comedy award. 

April 16 2019 11:57 AM

Police have arrested one man for the beating of Muhlaysia Booker.

April 15 2019 2:06 PM

Nomi Ruiz thought she was leaving pleasure behind, but her post-op experiences shook her mind and body.

April 14 2019 1:07 PM

Many public figures tweeted their outrage as the discriminatory ban went into effect.

April 12 2019 3:12 PM

The woman representing Donald Trump's party is an avowed transphobe with a history of disturbing statements.

April 12 2019 1:57 PM Updated