Transgender Military Ban FAQ – Updated 3.17.20

New Challenge to Ban Filed By Naval Officer 3.17.20

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As GLAD and NCLR continue to fight Trump’s baseless and immoral transgender military ban in court, we are joining with the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) and SPART*A this Veterans Month to highlight the stories of transgender veterans and service members of color.

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March 18, 2020 – NAVAL OFFICER FILES NEW CHALLENGE TO TRUMP’S TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN

An officer in the U.S. Navy who has served two extended tours of duty over nine years and is now facing involuntary discharge because she is transgender, has filed suit challenging the transgender military ban. The case, Doe v. Esper, is the first challenge to the ban since it went into effect in April 2019.

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