Trump transgender military ban 14700 jobs at risk as controversial policy comes into effect

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Transgender military personnel must serve as their birth gender for the duration of their service. Trumps plan will allow transgender military members who agree to serve as their birth gender for the rest of their tenure to remain in the military. The Navy has announced that off duty transgender soldiers may live in a way consistent with their gender identity. Meanwhile our nation is once again shamefully forcing brave American heroes to hide who they are in order to serve. Broadway Mack added that the Trump administration is inflicting tremendous harm on our service members and the military as a whole. Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin echoed that sentiment saying The implementation of Donald Trump and Mike Pences trans troop ban is a stain on our nations history. She is one of the kindest and sweetest people you will ever meet and I would be nothing without her. The AMA has said repeatedly that there is no medically valid reason including a diagnosis of gender dysphoriato exclude transgender individuals from military service. Transgender service members should receive the medical care they need. Trump announced his military ban even though the previous administration found they werent

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