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These are the institutions of learning that let students be themselves.

November 02 2017 5:28 AM

Stephanie Montez was found shot to death on a road in the suburbs of Corpus Christi.

November 01 2017 8:46 PM

A UCLA report details a high rate of suicide attempts by transgender Californians, but finds few disparities between trans and cis residents in terms of health care access.

November 01 2017 5:40 AM

The former Alabama chief justice and current U.S.Senate candidate is spouting more anti-LGBT vitriol, this time motivated by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's ruling.

October 31 2017 2:46 PM

Confused by what it means to be gender-conforming or nonconforming? Jessie Gender is here to help explain.

October 31 2017 2:41 PM

Meditations on a woman — and a community — who could probably use a change in direction.

October 31 2017 5:20 AM