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Keeping a uniformed transgender police officer away from an event she helped plan is taking the concept of "safe spaces" too far, writes Amanda Kerri.

November 30 2016 6:00 AM

On this last day of transgender awareness month, let's remember that this year has already been the deadliest on record for trans people.

November 30 2016 2:14 AM Updated

The comedian said Tinder's support for nonbinary genders led to Trump's victory. People weren't pleased.

November 24 2016 8:00 PM

Shannon Minter of the National Center for Lesbian Rights sees the future and doesn't see only doom and gloom.

November 22 2016 5:09 AM

Thousands gathered at Orlando Pride to remember the tragedy of Pulse and celebrate with hope for a safer future.

November 21 2016 6:32 AM

Brave trans teen Gavin Grimm will soon face a conservative-leaning court. Attorney Greg Rolen discusses Gavin's chances at winning rights for all gender-nonconforming youth.

November 21 2016 5:05 AM

Under a Trump presidency, transgender young people are ready to continue fighting for their rights.

November 20 2016 6:14 AM