5 transgender service members sue Trump

We wish they would get over this….


Five transgender service members on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against President Trump over his announcement that he was banning transgender people from serving in the military. The plaintiffs, identified as “Jane Doe” Nos. 1-5, asked that transgender troops be permitted to consider serving, as they have been able to do since the Obama administration lifted a prior ban on transgender soldiers in 2016. The case was organized by the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, or GLAD. Other activist groups also are considering suing to stop the ban, but they are holding back until Trump issues formal orders for the military to change its rules. A 2014 study estimated that about 8,800 transgender people were serving on active duty.

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