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To: Redleg Duke

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6 posted on 06/08/2015 8:47:52 AM PDT by pabianice (LINE)
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To: pabianice

From: “Deleted” GS-11 USAF AFMC 66 ABG/CCX
Sent: Monday, June 08, 2015 9:25 AM
Cc: “Deleted” GS-12 USAF AFMC AFLCMC/HBAK
Subject: LGBT Pride Special Observance Month

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One ally at a time: from tolerance to acceptance

Our Transgender Community

The repeal of DADT allowed Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual service members to openly serve for the first time in US history. However, despite this monumental step, transgender are still banned from openly serving in our
Armed Forces. Despite this prohibition, transgender people serve at the double the rate

http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-ontent/uploads/Harrison-Quintana-Herman-LGBTQ-Policy-Journal-2013.pdf

of the general population, though they must keep their gender identity a secret or risk being discharged.

The United States is not among the 18 countries where transgender people are allowed to serve openly in the military. Promised review of policy at the Pentagon could change that in the near future.

Hanscom AFB Event

PLFAG! Please join us for free food and an interactive discussion with PFLAG 17 June 2015 11-1300 at the base chapel

http://www.marriageequality.org/by-state
http://www.marriageequality.org/by-state

http://www.hrc.org/laws-and-legislation/federal-legislation/employment-non-discrimination-act
http://www.hrc.org/laws-and-legislation/federal-legislation/employment-non-discrimination-act

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/lgbt/news/2013/10/31/78518/4-years-later-examining-bias-motivated-crimes-against-lgbt-people-after-the-shepard-byrd-act/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_violence_against_LGBT_people_in_the_United_States#2010.E2.80.93present

http://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth.htm

http://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/groups/lgbt/
http://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/groups/lgbt/

http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/lgbtq.html
http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/lgbtq.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_among_LGBT_youth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_among_LGBT_youth

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7 posted on 06/08/2015 9:23:39 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dreyfus)
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