Transgender service member receives gender reassignment surgery

An active-duty service member received gender-reassignment surgery in a private hospital and paid for by the military's health coverage system on Tuesday, the Pentagon said.
0:36 | 11/15/17

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The Pentagon confirms that an active duty servicemen or has undergone gender reassignment surgery. The procedure was performed yesterday in an undisclosed private hospital the patient had already started a sex reassignment course of treatment. The surgery was paid for by the military's health coverage because a doctor declared it to be medically necessary. And supporters of same sex marriage were celebrating in Australia this morning after a public survey found major support for let legalization. 62% of respondents expressed support for marriage equality the poll puts legalizing gay marriage on the Australian parliament's agenda lawmakers could take action this year.

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