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File photo of "Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Goodbye Nene, ‘Housewives Of Atlanta’ Will Possibly Get Transgender Castmate

Fans were shocked in June to hear the last of the original cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta was departing the show.

08/18/2015

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Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

04/25/2015

File photo of a rally supporting gay rights. (cCredit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Rashad Interviews Two Members from Transgender Community

For the first time ever Rashad Richey interviewed two individuals from the Transgender Community, Maria Lopez and TS Madison, in regards to the lifestyle, struggle, and misconceptions about transgenders as a whole. This interview comes […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2015

US army soldiers sit on a Black Hawk helicopter. (credit: ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Review: Army Biased Against Transgender Worker

Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women’s restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman, a federal investigation found.

10/24/2014

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Study: Almost 80 Percent Of Transgender People Have Considered Suicide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are becoming more visible in society.

12/03/2013

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“NOW THAT I HAVE HAD MY SEX CHANGE, I AM ALL WOMAN”

On PowerTalk with Lorraine Jacques-White , we talked about Sex Changes , and why people choose to change their sexual identity. Our special guest was “Tony” an African-American who was originally a man and changed […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2012

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“Mommy I Want To A Boy”: Do You Think Children Should Be Allowed To Have A Sex Change?

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White we discussed the growing trend of children being allowed to have a sex change.  In many states lawmakers are considering giving children the freedom to have a sex change […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2012

Keepin It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton 2/7

It is getting HOT in here today! Click inside to see what it’s all about!

WAOK-AM–02/07/2012