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With Trump's military ban blocked for now, Nicolas Talbott is enlisting, and he's optimistic his dream will come true.

January 08 2018 6:08 AM

Contradicting other reports, the book Fire and Fury claims Donald Trump's decision to effect the ban in 10 minutes defied logic.

January 05 2018 6:52 PM

Enlistment is happening, but Trump is not giving up his fight against transgender service members.

January 05 2018 2:27 PM

Trans people need to be evaluated for BRCA genes. Here’s why. 

January 05 2018 6:33 AM

India’s eastern Bhubaneswar city opened its first public toilet for the transgender community in December.

January 03 2018 3:25 PM

No harm has come to anyone by allowing trans students access to facilities appropriate for their gender identity, the judge rules.

January 03 2018 2:56 PM

Nong Rose is preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the Muay Thai ring in France. She will compete against a male fighter.

January 03 2018 2:38 PM