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Trump Quietly Starts Firing Service Members Living with HIV Just Before the Holidays

Politics National
The plaintiffs received notification just days before Thanksgiving, denying their discharge appeals despite compliance with fitness assessments and medical treatment, as well as strong support from commanding officers. ...
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Court Asked to Stop Pentagon from Discharging HIV-Positive Service Members

National
Civil rights organizations asked a federal court to halt implementation of a new Department of Defense policy resulting in the discharge of service members living with HIV. ...
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Defense Department Sued over Outdated Policies Affecting People Living with HIV

Health
HIV, like migraines or thyroid disorders, is a condition managed through drug protocols that even the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs describes as readily available, simple and easy to tolerate, and that allow people living with HIV to live long and healthy lives. ...
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Lambda Legal Challenge to Military Trans Ban on Course to Proceed to Trial

National
Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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District Court Urged to Permanently Block Discriminatory Transgender Military Ban

Politics
Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, together with the State of Washington, will appear Tuesday before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to urge the court ...
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Court Orders U.S. Military to Immediately Halt Ban of Transgender Troops

National
A federal court in Seattle Monday ordered an immediate halt to the Trump Administration’s discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. ...
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Washington State Joins Federal Lawsuit Challenging Transgender Military Service Ban

Politics Local
Washington is the first state to intervene in one of the lawsuits challenging the discriminatory transgender military ban. ...
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AG Ferguson Seeks to Join Challenge to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

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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Legislation Introduced to Correct Records of Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation

Politics
Since World War II, more than 100,000 Americans are estimated to have been discharged from the military because of their sexual orientation. ...
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United We Are Strong Launches in Wake of Nationwide Religious Freedom Bills

United We Are Strong
Top News Politics
A new campaign aimed at uniting LGBT military personnel and veterans has launched. The effort, spearheaded by OutServe-SLDN, is titled United We Are Strong. ...
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