The second anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" should not only serve as a reminder of how far we have come in the march toward full equality in the military, but also a time to rededicate ourselves to the fight for full LGBT equality in our nation's armed forces.
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The New York Times has endorsed the proper medical treatment and protections for transgender prisoners like Chelsea Manning and Virginia inmate Ophelia De’lonta, who will find out this week if she can be evaluated for sex reassignment surgery.
Deborah Alvarez first arrived to the U.S. when she was 13, where she lived for 17 years. Deported for a low-level crime in 2005, she was forced to return to a country that routinely threatens her because she is transgender.