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Business opposition and citizen protests have helped stall the bill, but with six days left in the special legislative session, activists say it's no time to stop the pressure.

August 10 2017 4:00 PM

Transitioning "is not a dream come true. It's a 54-year nightmare that finally comes to an end," says trans Navy veteran Marsha Morgan. 

August 09 2017 8:23 PM

Other groups are preparing lawsuits as well.

August 09 2017 1:51 PM

In her new book, Invisible No More, Andrea J. Ritchie dissects the forgotten stories of police violence against transgender women of color.  Read an exclusive excerpt below.

August 09 2017 5:26 AM

Monika Shahi Nath — who legally identifies as third gender — registered her marriage with husband Ramesh Nath Yogi, making this the first official transgender marriage in Nepal.  

August 08 2017 4:00 PM

The worker and the company will now try to settlte the case; if that doesn't work out, she can sue.

August 08 2017 2:38 PM

California's Rainbow Day Camp allows children to play and learn without judgment.

August 07 2017 2:56 PM