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Watch A Student Totally Nail Something About Women That I've Been Trying To Articulate For 37 Years

As a grown woman with a strong voice, I'm still working on standing tall and using my voice. I owe it to my daughter and other girls like her to set the example and respect my body AND my voice. Be sure to pay attention at 1:40 and 2:09 — Lily really provides some insight into how expectations for men and women differ and how much setting examples for our daughters really does matter.

Watch A Student Totally Nail Something About Women That I've Been Trying To Articulate For 37 Years
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Joe Biden reversed Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military earlier this year, allowing the entire LGBTQ community to serve for the first time.

Anti-gay sentiment in the U.S. military goes as far back as 1778 when Lieutenant Frederick Gotthold Enslin was convicted at court-martial on charges of sodomy and perjury. The military would go on to make sodomy a crime in 1920 and worthy of dishonorable discharge.

In 1949 the Department of Defense standardized its anti-LGBT regulations across the military, declaring: "Homosexual personnel, irrespective of sex, should not be permitted to serve in any branch of the Armed Forces in any capacity, and prompt separation of known homosexuals from the Armed Forces is mandatory."

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