South Korea to decide on first transgender soldier amid debate

FILE PHOTO: South Korean marines in action on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea November 1, 2018. Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s military said on Thursday it will hold a meeting to discuss whether it will discharge the first soldier to have undergone gender reassignment surgery, which has sparked national debate about the treatment of LGBT troops. The soldier, who holds the rank of staff sergeant and is stationed in Gyeonggi Province, […]

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