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LGBT activists gathered in New Delhi on Sunday to protest the controversial Transgender Persons Bill. 

December 18 2017 6:34 PM

Affirmation of transgender identity goes "against reason," say Catholic bishops and other conservative religious figures. Others beg to differ.

December 18 2017 2:47 PM

The administration also banned the use of "diversity," and "evidence-based" in CDC materials to be submitted for Trump's budget. 

December 16 2017 8:15 AM

Brandi Seals was found shot to death in the city's Sunnyside neighborhood.

December 14 2017 3:13 PM

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said no once again to the Trump administration's increasingly desperate pleas to delay trans enlistment.

December 11 2017 3:27 PM

Irritation and condescension were among Sessions's reactions to the interns' pointed questions.

December 07 2017 6:13 PM

An Indiana police officer filed a discrimination complaint against a colleague who informed him of white male privilege during a training on transgender awareness. 

December 07 2017 3:52 PM