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Alexia Daskalakis was fired from her job at retailer Forever 21 while she was transitioning to a woman, and now she is suing her former employer claiming her bosses constantly mocked her. Despite the national shift toward more acceptance for people...
GWEN IFILL: Next: a profile of a crusading voice on financial reform who also became a public figure in the debate over gay rights. It’s the story of former Congressman Barney Frank, son of a mob-connected New Jersey father. He went on to...
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Jeni’s sweet corn with blackberry ice cream. Photo by Bonnie Trafelet/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A second ice cream company has shut down production this week after health officials found listeria in a sample of its...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSTurkey Lashes Out at U.S. Lawmakers for Armenian ‘Genocide’ Measure Obama again avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings ‘genocide’ Turkey, Armenia Sign Accord to Normalize Ties JUDY WOODRUFF: One hundred...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS‘If there are no words for who you are, then you feel invisible’ Hagel: Military should review policy on transgender individuals Students react to decision to admit transgender students at Mount Holyoke...