Navy to allow women to serve on submarines for the first time.

Minneapolis Police Chief Sharon Lubinski, nominated to be Minnesota's next US marshal, will be the first female US marshal in the state (and only one of two in the entire nation), and also the first openly gay marshal in the nation.

Gender identity bill to protect trans students passes senate of Student Government Association for the first time at Middle Tennessee State University.

(Some of the assertions in the first and last stories could use some clarification, but I don't recommend wading into comments of either without armor.)

[H/Ts to Shakers Selasphorus and Koach.]

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