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SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Boxer Patricio Manuel was walking alone in his East Los Angeles neighborhood a few weeks ago after a training run when a police officer approached him and asked what he was doing. As a black man, Manuel, 33, was used to extra scrutiny from the police. As a black transgender man, the first to compete in a professional boxing match, he was used to extra scrutiny period: He ...

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The Trump administration purportedly is considering defining gender as determined by sex organs at birth. But variation in gender identity is a normal part of human diversity.

Looking for a way to celebrate and honor Pride Month with your young kid? From books with main characters who are LGBTQ or still figuring out their sexual orientations to stories of straight kids or teens with gay friends or parents, these books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience. Many of these books have been published within the last year, an indication that more and more families are celebrating diversity in gender and sexual identity.

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