Thailand has become a global destination for sex changes. The procedures are cheaper and easier than in most other countries. And Bangkok boasts some of the world's best sex-reassignment surgeons.
Judge Kollar-Kotelly has sided with transgender plaintiffs who claimed the law violated their rights. She ordered the Pentagon to revert to the Obama-era norm that would allow transgender people to serve openly.
A new gender identity law will likely improve the lives of transgender people in Greece. But before it was passed, Greek Orthodox clergymen railed against the bill, even threatening to excommunicate transgender people.
A month after announcing a move to ban transgender troops, US President Donald Trump has ordered the military to comply. His decision has caused distress to thousands of trans army personnel already serving.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said transgender troops will remain in service until he advises US President Donald Trump on executing the ban. Several lawsuits have already been filed over Trump's directive.
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