transgender military personel given new coverage in rules from Pentagon

Pentagon issues new rules for transgender military personnel

The Pentagon has issued a comprehensive manual detailing protocol for transgender military personnel undergoing a transition that includes extended time off, getting a commander’s approval for medical treatments and a prohibition on living a “preferred gender” lifestyle on base.

Transgender transitional services covered for state workers

While states are passing laws restricting bathroom use for transgender people, Governor Gina Raimondo wants to continue pushing Rhode Island in the opposite direction, now by allowing health coverage for transitional services for state workers and their dependents 18 years and older.

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