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Kennedy's resolution is nonbinding, but it's one more statement against the ban, and he's also trying to pass a law to block it for good.

February 11 2019 5:53 PM

At least 45 trans people are being held at a Texas detention center, says a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson.

February 09 2019 7:05 PM

The pansexual artist is nominated for Album of the Year.

February 09 2019 6:00 AM

The legislation would circumvent Trump's ban on transgender service members, which SCOTUS allowed to go into effect.

February 07 2019 2:56 PM

During a meeting with state lawmakers on Tuesday, one of the highest-ranking National Guard officers said they won’t abide by Trump’s ban.

February 07 2019 1:42 PM

And that is that she's just a service member like any other, says Petty Officer Second Class Megan Winters.

February 05 2019 6:11 PM

Some trans-exclusionary radical feminists are cozying up to right-wing conservatives — the two groups seem to have have much in common. 

February 05 2019 1:30 PM