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Indian Navy Releases Transgender Sailor From Active Duty

As much as our problems seem to be ours and ours alone in this country, other nations are having difficulty navigating the social issues of our modern society. With the backlash from Trump’s ban on transgenders in the military fresh on our minds, India isn’t doing much better than we are. This past Monday, in …

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VA Decides It Won’t Pay For Sex Change Surgeries

Veterans Affairs officials have decided not to allow sex-change operation for transgender veterans.  The move, originally intended to be part of the Fall 2016 Unified Agenda, has been scrapped due to budgetary constraints, according to Military.com. “VA has been and will continue to explore a regulatory change that would allow VA to perform gender alteration …

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Defense Department Issues Handbook For Transgender Troops

The brand-new handbook issued by the Defense Department will give transgender service members and commanders guidance on how to conduct gender transition in the active-duty military, Guard and Reserve. The 71-page policy was released on Sept. 30.  It details the medical process for those service members wishing to transition over from one gender to another. …

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