Kristi Hugstad: One Big Reason ’13 Reasons Why’ Is Failing Our Teens

There’s nothing easy about being a teen. From peer pressure to parental expectations to body shaming and insecurity, there are countless reasons why…

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Performing ‘Back Alley’ Surgery On A Trans Woman

A Colorado man is facing felony assault charges after allegedly performing gender confirmation surgery on a transgender woman without a medical licens…

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Kesha Says ‘Taking The Time To Work On Yourself Requires Bravery’

Kesha has been through quite a bit: She says she was “sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally” abused by her producer Dr. Luke for years, a…

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American Parents Are Ditching The Name ‘Caitlyn’ In All Its Forms

A fun bit of news circulated across the internet on Friday: Kylo, like Kylo Ren, had become the hottest name for baby boys in America, according to ne…

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‘Walking Dead’ Star Reportedly Leaves Instagram Over Body Shamers

Another “Walking Dead” star has had it with internet bullies.
Josh McDermitt recently left social media due to online abuse, and now Alanna Master…

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Meet The Man Who Could Be America’s First Openly Trans Male Judge

Henry Sias went into law because he needed a practical career where he could “go to the dentist every year.” Now, the 40 year-old attorney and co-…

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Trump’s Army Secretary Pick Is Victim Of ‘Gay Gestapo,’ Right Wing Activists Claim

Facing a barrage of criticism over remarks he made about the LGBTQ community, Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green (R) withdrew his name from consideration…

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‘Drag Race’ Contestant Opens Up About Transphobic Incident At Moscow Airport

This week’s episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” features a harrowing moment for two season nine contestants related to Russian attitudes and laws …

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Grace Anne Stevens: My Transgender Life: Pinch Me

This journey that has taken me from hiding, through questioning, to self-acceptance and then to actual transition, has been ― and still is ― quite…

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Kids Offer Beautifully Unexpected Response To Coach Coming Out As Trans

The founder and director of a soccer club in Portland, Oregon came out to his players as transgender this week and the moving moment was captured and …

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