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One step back

Earlier this year, a transgender teen committed suicide. She wrote about losing hope and seeing no way out of her wrong body. This teenager had a fully supportive mother who helped her with starting hormone treatments and incorporating more feminine elements into her life. Despite the support and proactive steps ...

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Trump’s transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., ...

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GSA brings awareness to LGBTQ media representation

The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) held a week-long Media Representation event during the week of Sept. 12, to bring attention to the portrayal of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community in the media, particularly in movies, television and comics. One particular issue addressed during the week was the “Bury ...

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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. Saying it’s the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out a yearlong implementation plan ...

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APSU to honor victims of Orlando shooting

FROM THE GOV SAYS At 2:02 p.m. on Friday, June 17, the bells in the Browning Building clock tower will toll 49 times in honor of the victims of the recent Orlando shooting. At 2:02 a.m. on Monday, June 12, the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history took place ...

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