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US military to allow transgender men and women to serve openly

By W.J. Bennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 30, 2016

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The Pentagon on Thursday lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military, removing one of its last discriminatory hurdles and placing gender identity on par with race, religion, color...

Lawsuit filed after transgender student gets locker room access in Palatine

By Duaa Eldeib and Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune

May 5, 2016

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A group of suburban students and parents is suing the U.S. Department of Education and Illinois' largest high school district after school officials granted a transgender student access to the girls locker room.In a lawsuit file...

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