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Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

Jul 14, 2015

Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press. An announcement is ...

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

Jul 13, 2015

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

New York City is hosting its first parade honoring people with disabilities. Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke Sunday to kick off the inaugural NYC Disability Pride Parade. He said he was proud of the city being a national leader in supporting rights for disabled ...