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US: Transman’s dream of joining military thwarted for now

US: Transman’s dream of joining military thwarted for now

(Reuters) – Paulo Batista is lifting weights and hitting the books, striving to fulfil his father’s dying wish for him to join the US military. But he says all he has heard from the armed forces is either silence or a door slamming shut. Batista is transgender, effectively banned from military service, under a policy […]