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

September 26 2017 1:20 PM

It's nearly three years since the author of Stone Butch Blues left the world, and Riki Wilchins is still grieving. 

September 25 2017 6:21 AM

The LGBT military organization is facing a big fight — one it's determined to win.

5:36 AM

Jeff Mateer — who could be deciding on your rights — is as radical as they get.

September 20 2017 6:06 PM Updated

Attorney Jennifer Levi, who's suing the president on behalf of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, on why she's confident Trump will lose.

September 19 2017 6:14 AM

The Republican senator sticks his neck out for transgender service members, but it may not be enough to stopTrump's cruel order.

September 16 2017 3:57 PM