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Local Politics
Washington is the first state to intervene in one of the lawsuits challenging the discriminatory transgender military ban. ...
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Sarah Toce, Maj. Margaret Witt and Kristin Leong at Museum of Flight
Local
Maj. Margaret Witt's book is indeed a love story first and foremost - a love of country, of family, friendship, and, perhaps most importantly, a love for oneself. ...
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Local
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has asked a federal court to allow the State of Washington to join a federal lawsuit challenging Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. ...
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Joint Base Lewis-McChord/Sarah Toce
National Top News
Thirty-three psychiatrists wrote a letter to the “New York Times” on February 13 stating that Trump’s “grave emotional instability” showed he couldn’t safely govern the country. ...
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Politics
Transgender troops currently in the military have been able to serve openly since last year. The policy also allows them to receive any treatment deemed medically necessary, including surgery and hormone therapy. ...
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The Seattle chapter 92 of Veterans for Peace organization held a party in honor of Chelsea Manning's release from prison on May 17, honoring the courage she had to inform society about what goes on in our military. Photo: Newroz Saribas
Local
Veterans for Peace Seattle chapter 92 held a celebratory event on May 17 in honor of Chelsea Manning’s release. Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, in 2013 was sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing over classified and sensitive military material to Wikileaks. ...
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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Politics
In response to potential Trump administration members’ comments this week targeting minority military members, a statement was released. ...
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Health
A ban passed in 1992 prevented the VA from covering fertility costs - like IVF. Sen. Murray’s provision allows VA to cover the costs from its existing funds. ...
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Maj. Gen. Patricia Rose/U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi
National
Maj. Gen. Patricia A. Rose, the highest ranking openly LGBT service member in the U.S. military, will be honored at the inaugural AMPA West Coast Gala. ...
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