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Israel’s first transgender army officer celebrates pride at embassy event

Lt. Shachar, Israel's first transgender officer, addresses a pride event at Israel's embassy in Washington, D.C., June 20, 2016. (Ron Kampeas)

WASHINGTON (JTA) – When Shachar was 2 years old, she asked her parents to keep her hair short. When she was 5, she asked them to throw out every skirt in her closet. When Shachar was 16, he realized he was a boy, and when he was 19 he got… Read more »