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Michigan doctors — who allegedly cut girls as young as 7 — call the procedure a benign religious ritual.

1 hour 28 min ago

Don't get hung up on others' expectations when you're inevitably bombarded with questions about love, life, and career.

6:01 AM

The gender outlaw on how to make a brighter future for queer youth. 

November 20 2018 6:42 PM

Alison Schumer and her fiance Elizabeth Weiland had a small wedding ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.

November 20 2018 2:44 PM

In The Favourite, Colman's Queen Anne plays politics and beds Rachel Weisz's Sarah and Emma Stone's Abigail.

November 20 2018 2:24 PM

Jheri Jones, featured in the documentary The Joneses, looks back on the challenges of transitioning and reconnecting with her children.

November 20 2018 5:34 AM

Teresa Shook says the march's current leaders have allowed “anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric” into the movement.

November 19 2018 7:05 PM