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Marchers turned out for transgender equality in Philadelphia for the seventh year.

October 08 2017 1:03 PM

The British comic said he would not make the show now. 

October 06 2017 7:44 PM

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fundamentally incapable of seeing LGBTQ people as equals and is intent on dismantling our rights.

October 06 2017 5:41 AM

Pope Francis today denounced gender transition procedures, saying they make gender a choice.

October 05 2017 9:25 PM

Danica Roem made history by becoming the first out trans person to win a legislative primary in the state; now she's closer than ever to winning a seat in Virginia's legislature.

October 05 2017 4:52 PM

The administration says legal challenges to the ban are "premature" because, it claims, trans service members haven't been harmed by it yet.

October 05 2017 2:41 PM