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Los Angeles-based activists and politicians started a monthly late-night Midnight Stroll program that provides HIV testing and health services to homeless trans people.

July 06 2017 5:08 PM

“I don’t want the suicide of a single Texan on my hands,” House Speaker Joe Straus said in opposing a so-called bathroom bill.

July 06 2017 3:53 PM

One of the band's founding members came out while announcing a DJ set next week.

July 06 2017 1:38 PM

Trans people are less likely to have doctors, insurance, and dental care.

July 06 2017 7:24 AM

The state guts rights and endangers kids under the guise of religious freedom.

July 06 2017 6:15 AM

Police arrived with water cannons and chased protesters out of the streets.

July 03 2017 2:12 PM

French transgender model Ines Rau was on the red carpet talking about why amfAR needs support.

July 03 2017 1:14 PM