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2016

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December 2016

StarAir Force upgrades 91-year-old gay veteranís discharge News item summary
• Record of Proceedings: Hubert E Spires BC-2016--1301 PDF 563.72kb 14 DEC 16

November 2016

Star91-year-old gay veteran sues to update discharge to 'honorable' News item summary US (FED) 19 NOV
• Complaint: Hubert Edward Spires v. Deborah Lee James No. 5:16-cv-01905 PDF 173.64 18 NOV 16
StarVA nixes plan to cover gender reassignment surgery News item summary US (DC) 14 NOV
StarPentagon to same-sex domestic partners: Get married by New Year's Eve, or else News item summary US (VA) 07 NOV

October 2016

StarNavy sets strict recruitment process to exclude homosexuals News item summary ID 27 OCT

September 2016

StarPentagon to cover sex-reassignment surgery for transgender active-duty troops News item summary US (VA) 19 DEC

August 2016

StarConstitutional Court upholds militaryís ban on sodomy News item summary KR 04 AUG

June 2016

StarTransgender Military Ban To Be Lifted July 1st News item summary US (DC) 24 JUN

May 2016

StarGovernment to recognize gay, lesbian partners of fallen soldiers News item summary IL 08 MAY

April 2016

StarDefense Department Adds South Korea To List of Duty Stations Approved for Same-Sex Military Spouses News item summary US (VA) 14 APR
StarIsraeli Military Discharges Transgender Conscientious Objector - on Mental Health Grounds News item summary IL 12 APR

March 2016

StarTransgender teenager jailed for refusing military service in Israeli Defence Forces News item summary IL 31 MAR

February 2016

Star'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Appeal Was Too Late News item summary US (DC) 29 FEB
• Order: Mark C Wilhelm v. US Department of the Navy Board for Correction of Naval Records, et al. No. 2:15-CV-0276-TOR PDF 292.95kb 24 FEB 16

January 2016

StarA gay veteran, kicked out of Army, receives honorable discharge News item summary US (DC) 29 JAN

StarColombia: trans women exonerated from compulsory military service, court reaffirms News item summary CO 28 JAN
Press Release (in Spanish): I. Record D-10837 - Case C-006/16 (January 21) M.P. Maria Victoria Street Correa #1 PDF 438.03kb, 21 JAN 16

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