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  1. Pentagon officials: Repeal of ban on transgender service members coming within weeks
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  2. CF policy supports transsexual members
    Victoria Lookout
    Last month, a CANFORGEN was released to highlight the implementation of the Canadian Forces Military Personnel Instruction 01/11, Management of CF Transsexual Members. The policy gives clear direction to CF leadership on the specific management..,
  3. Transgender Iraq War vet who became a woman after service ended DENIED chance to re-enlist...
    Daily Mail
    Unfortunately for her, her administrators who were previously supportive of her plans are now tied by military regulations that prevent transgender people from joining the forces. Even if Ashley does not undergo gender reassignment surgery by the time...
  4. Pentagon to hold its first Gay Pride event
    Washington (CNN) -- The Department of Defense announced Thursday that it will be commemorating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride later this month. The event will be the first of its kind for the Pentagon...
  5. Transgenderism May Be Doubly as Prevalent in Military


    Biologically male US veterans are twice as likely as civilian men to identify as female and often decide to enlist to reassert their masculinity, according to a new, soon-to-be published study authored by former military psychologist George Brown...

  6. Diane Anderson-Minshall, August 04 2012 12:14 PM ET
    "The memorial, says organizer Nancy Russell, is meant to be a visible and lasting testament to the contributions that transgender, bisexual, lesbian, and gay servicemembers have made to the security of the U.S."

    D.C. to Get First National LGBT Veterans Memorial
  7. Nail Polish Wars: The Truth About Transgender Service
    Huffington Post (blog)
    Back in 2011 I met a young transgender sailor, Ayden, who was born male but feels she was meant to be female. Now that she's discharged, I can tell her story. It's a story that paints the landscape of transgender issues in the military, which are alive...

    "Military regulations make gender identity disorder a diagnosis for discharge, like schizophrenia or severe bipolar disorder. The only way to continue serving is for transgender personnel to lie about or not talk about their gender identity, while continuing to find ways to express their gender identity in the closet."
  8. Transgender military members: One accepted, one not


    One writer British, one American. Both are transgender and served in Afghanistan
    Flight Lt. Caroline Paige served in Royal Air Force, receiving many commendations
    U.S. Navy Officer Landon Wilson discharged when military found he was transgender
    Writers: 18 nations allow transgenders to serve openly, they are as effective as everyone else

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