Ethan, Adam, Jen and Allie Slipakoff live in Kennesaw, Ga. Allie is transgender and the family has learned that she is often the best teacher on transgender issues. Courtesy of the Slipakoff family hide caption

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When The Kid Becomes The Teacher: On What It Means To Be Transgender

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New Jersey's Anti-Discrimination Law Is 'Just A Tool' To Protect Gender Identity

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Supporters of House Bill 2 gather for a rally at the North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh, N.C., on April 11. A recent poll found that nearly 49 percent of North Carolinians support at least some part of the controversial law. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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North Carolinians Who Support 'Bathroom Law' Say They're Being Drowned Out

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Unisex signs hang outside bathrooms at Toast Paninoteca in Durham, N.C. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Transgender Rights, The New Front In The Culture Wars

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Transgender student Nicole Maines (accompanied by her father, Wayne, and her twin brother, Jonas) speaks to reporters after winning on appeal a discrimination lawsuit against her school district. In 2014, Glamour magazine named Maines one of its 50 inspiring women of the year. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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'Becoming Nicole' Recounts One Family's Acceptance Of A Transgender Child

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Church Ceremonies Push North Dakota Town To Grapple With Gay Rights

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The small town of Wahpeton, N.D., is one of the places where conversations on same-sex marriage are playing out in schools, churches and families. Maggie Penman/NPR hide caption

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

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Josh Kronberg-Rasner was the only openly gay employee at a food service company in Casper, Wyo. He was fired in 2012 shortly after being assigned a new manager. Miles Bryan/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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For People Fired For Being Gay, Old Court Case Becomes A New Tool

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