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Transgender man sues UMMS, alleges constitutional violations

Exteriors of the St. Josephs Medical Center's main entrance. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center canceled a transgender man’s prescribed hysterectomy because the surgery would have violated the hospital’s religious prohibition on direct sterilizations of patients, according to a lawsuit the man filed Thursday alleging the facility violated ...

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Transgender girl forgoes ‘Jane Doe’ moniker in lawsuit

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Welcome to Monday, the 53rd anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Transgender girl is no mere “plaintiff” in lawsuit against private school. — Is affirmative action still necessary? — ...

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19 attorneys general seek military transgender protections

FILE - In this March 9, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu. The top legal officers in 18 states and the District of Columbia have asked Congress to pass legislation prohibiting discrimination against transgender service members with Chin sending the letter dated Thursday, July 27, 2017, in response to President Donald Trump's announcement, via Twitter a day earlier, that he would ban transgender people in the military. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

HONOLULU — The top legal officers in 18 states and the District of Columbia have asked Congress to pass legislation prohibiting discrimination against transgender service members. Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin sent the letter dated Thursday in response to President ...

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Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo, the Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington. President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving “in any capacity” in the armed forces. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that after consulting with “Generals and military experts,” that “the U.S. Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.”  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military “in any capacity,” citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.” Trump’s announcement on Twitter would reverse the effort under President Barack Obama to ...

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