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The first transgender woman to be issued a marriage certificate in Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath, has now been accepted by her husband's family. 

October 13 2017 7:04 PM

It’s sad that we still see so many different programs in terms of the gender binary. Thankfully, BSA is getting with the times.

October 13 2017 1:50 PM

Victoria Khan shares her experience of finally feeling comfortable in her gender presentation.

October 11 2017 7:39 PM

Thanks to discrimination, Columbia graduate Diana Feliz Oliva had to rely on sex work to survive. She won't allow that to happen to her brothers and sisters.

October 10 2017 6:10 AM

This administration is trying to make an unpopular group die a slow death. It's a grand American tradition, writes Amanda Kerri.

October 09 2017 1:35 PM
October 09 2017 7:00 AM