Serving Military Servicemembers

Image by  skeeze  from  Pixabay  

Image by skeeze from Pixabay 

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision in January that the White House’s ban on transgender people serving in the military could move forward (Trump’s two confirmed Supreme Court nominees supported this ruling). The ban (which currently offers an exemption for transgender personnel currently serving, but would force new recruits to identify with their biological sex), came into effect Wednesday. Transgender Americans serve in the military disproportionately relative to their share of the total population, and transgender veterans disproportionately face the likelihood of homelessness.

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