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Judge: Maryland Prison Mistreated Transgender Inmate

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The burned remains discovered behind a vehicle rental facility in Fort Myers, Florida last month have been identified as a transgender… Read More

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The longstanding myth that Black females “do better” than Black males is a topic of great debate recently. Though snapshot… Read More

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Lip gloss, mascara, blow dryer, curling iron–all essential items when it comes to getting ready for a girl’s night out… Read More

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by Kali Holloway

There is no better proof in 2014 of how invaluable the right to vote is than the amount of money currently being spent on efforts… Read More

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