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(From left to right) Portrait of Nicole Brownstein, Bernie Wagenblast, and Patrick Buenaventura at Wagenblast's home in Cranford, NJ, on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024. Gabby Jones for NPR hide caption

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Transitioning later in life can feel isolating. One social group wants to change that

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Biff Chaplow began a project to send annual holiday cards to incarcerated individuals. That effort evolved into Beyond These Walls, a nonprofit group that focuses on helping transgender and other LGBTQ people in prison and those who are newly released in the Pacific Northwest area. Celeste Noche for NPR hide caption

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South Korean army Sergeant Byun Hui-su speaks during a press conference on Jan. 22, 2020, in Seoul. A South Korean court has ruled that the military unlawfully discriminated against Byun, the country's first known transgender soldier, by discharging her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Madison Kenyon (left), who is cisgender, runs track and cross-country at Idaho State University. She supports Idaho's transgender sports ban. Lindsay Hecox (right) is transgender and hopes to make the women's track and cross-country teams at Boise State University. Alliance Defending Freedom; Joshua Roper/American Civil Liberties Union hide caption

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Idaho's Transgender Sports Ban Faces A Major Legal Hurdle

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