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Pentagon Readying Plan to Lift Transgender Ban

symbol_of_the_army_201024[1] “Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.

“An announcement is expected this week, and the services would have six months to assess the impact of the change and work out the details, the officials said Monday. Military chiefs wanted time to methodically work through the legal, medical and administrative issues and develop training to ease any transition, and senior leaders believed six months would be sufficient.”

Read More: AP

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This entry was posted on July 13, 2015 by in CULTURE MATTERS: ART, POLITICS, WORK and tagged , , , , .
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