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Mainstream entertainment doesn't always get us right, but Hollywood deserves credit for trying.

September 29 2017 6:21 PM

Despite Ally Steinfeld's identity and the brutality of her slaying, authorities don't think anti-trans bias was the motivation. Activists say they should reconsider.

September 28 2017 3:39 PM

Don't miss this list of new must-read books written for, by, and about families like yours.

September 28 2017 5:51 AM

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate he advised against the ban and would continue to do so.

September 27 2017 2:18 PM

There are few roadmaps for kids growing up bisexual and transgender.

September 27 2017 10:39 AM

Ally Steinfeld, 17, was killed in a particularly gruesome manner.

September 26 2017 1:20 PM