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Trump sued by transgender troops

Five transgender service members serving on active duty filed suit yesterday against President Donald J. Trump in Federal Court in Washington, D.C. over Trump's transgender military service ban.

The suit also identifies the secretaries of Defense, Homeland Security, the Army and the Air Force, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the departments of the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard, and the United States government as a whole as defendants.

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On Monday Tee Tee Dangerfield, a 32-year-old Atlanta resident became the sixteenth transgender person known to be murdered this year. Dangerfield was found in her car near an apartment complex in College Park suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital but did not survive.

At this time, we have no information that points to the shooting being the result of our victim being transgender.

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Some things never change

The Salvation Army is at it again.

A substance abuse center operated by the organization has been exposed by the New York City Commission on Human Rights to be discriminating on the basis of gender identity, which tuns out to be illegal in NYC. The center has been found to be one of four refusing to accept transgender patients, discriminating in housing by assigning rooms based on gender assigned at birth rather than gender identity, subjecting patients to invasive physical examinations, and/or segregating transgender patirnts away from their other clients.

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Transphobe to take case to Michigan Supreme Court

Yvette Cormier sued Planet Fitness of Midland back in February of 2015 after she encountered a transgender woman in the common area of the women's locker room.

She left the locker room and notified the front desk that a “man” was using the women’s locker room, and was told the gym’s policy is that people are allowed to use the corresponding facilities of whatever sex they identify with, court documents state.

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Tomorrow the District of Columbia will become the first jurisdiction in the United States to issue driver's licenses with a non-binary gender option of X.

The D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles worked with the National Center for Transgender Equality to implement the new option. It follows a wave of court orders in the past year that have designated at least 20 people legally non-binary, challenging the available options for gender on identification documents.

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Perpetuating the bias in Ulster County

Ulster County is between Albany and New York City and contains the cities of Poughkeepsie and Kingston. A committee of the County Legislature has unanimously endorsed a resolution to schedule a July 11 public hearing on a proposed law to protect people from being discriminated against on the basis of their gender identity.

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