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Report: Transgendered blacks highly victimized

Because of the effects of racism, being black in America has never been easy. And if you're transgendered, you are also likely to have been discriminated against. But if you're black and transgendered, the chances increase exponentially, a new survey found.

Female student wins right to wear tuxedo to prom

18-year-old Belinda Sanchez was shocked when her principal told her she couldn't wear a tuxedo to prom.

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Amanda Simpson: trailblazer for equality

Many believe that Amanda Simpson, 48, one of the first openly transgender appointees to the federal government is simply a sign of the times.