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Transgender veterans sue VA

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions of gender dysphoria.

Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it would provide and pay for gender-affirming surgery. The agency still hasn’t followed through, so a group of transgender veterans is suing.

Desiree Diorio of the American Homefront Project reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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