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Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland

Chelsea Manning is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin for his seat in Maryland.

Texas failed to pass its controversial ‘bathroom bill’ — but conservatives aren’t giving up

Moderate Republicans who opposed the bill, like House Speaker Joe Straus, could be fighting to keep their jobs.

Highest ranking retired transgender officer slams new plan: I think Trump is ‘being influenced by Pence’

"I would've been a better leader if it was out in the open," the colonel said.

Transgender people are twice as likely as the general population to serve in the military

About one-fifth of transgender individuals are veterans of the US military — meaning that they are twice as likely as others to serve in the military.

The Pentagon spends 5 times more on Viagra than transgender services

"The money is negligible," said Kristin Beck, a 20-year veteran of the Navy SEALs who is transgender. "You're talking about .000001% of the military budget."

Texas’ controversial ‘bathroom bill’ cleared its first hurdle — here’s what you need to know about it

The bill has become a flashpoint for transgender rights in the Lone Star State.

Every shred of available evidence shows policies protecting LGBT people save children’s lives

What happens when you take a basic legal protection away from LGBT populations? Decades of public health research suggests the answer is an uptick in suicide.

A Texas ‘bathroom bill’ is being torched by an unlikely source

LGBT advocates have blasted the bill as discriminatory against transgender residents, whose gender identity may not be reflected on their birth certificates.

The Department of Justice is suing North Carolina over its same-sex bathroom law

The department says that the law constituted a pattern and practice of discrimination and violated the Civil Rights Act.