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Then-candidate Donald Trump holds an LGBT rainbow flag during an October 2016 presidential campaign rally at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Marchers carry an LGBTQ pride flag during the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City in June. The Senate bill would require the Census Bureau to protect all sexual orientation and gender identity information it collects. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Wren Vetens was promised a significant discount on the cost of her gender-confirmation surgery if she paid in cash upfront, without using her health insurance. Yet afterward, Vetens received an explanation of benefits saying the hospital had billed her insurer nearly $92,000. Lauren Justice for KHN hide caption

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Bill Of The Month: A Plan For Affordable Gender-Confirmation Surgery Goes Awry

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Children climb the barrier to watch the Boston Marathon runners in the iconic "scream tunnel" near Wellesley College on April 17, 2017, in Wellesley, Ma. Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images hide caption

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Calvin College in Michigan is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, which holds that "homosexual practice ... is incompatible with obedience to the will of God as revealed in Scripture." Noah PreFontaine/Calvin College hide caption

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Christian Colleges Are Tangled In Their Own LGBT Policies

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Julian Harris (left) tells Tor Des Roches what he can expect as he begins medically transitioning from female to male. Courtesy of Julian Harris; Andrew Jones/Courtesy of Tor Des Roches hide caption

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Is This Going To Make Me A Different Person? Gender Transition Questions Answered

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Gender-neutral signs are posted outside public restrooms at the 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. The Census Bureau says it is not planning to ask about gender identity or sexual orientation in the 2020 Census. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Wendy Chase directs the UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic. It provides help for transgender people working to change how they speak. Bret Eckhardt /Courtesy of Wendy Chase hide caption

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Helping Transgender People Find Their Voice

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Jamie Shupe, 52, was born male, married a woman and had a child. But Shupe felt neither male nor fully female. Now, an Oregon judge has allowed Shupe to identify as non-binary, believed to be a first in the United States. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB News hide caption

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Neither Male Nor Female: Oregon Resident Legally Recognized As Third Gender

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New Jersey's Anti-Discrimination Law Is 'Just A Tool' To Protect Gender Identity

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