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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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Transgender Military Ban FAQ – Updated 9.18.19


For more than 40 years, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) have been moving the needle on LGBTQ equality.

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June 14, 2019 – GLAD, NCLR, Equality CA Applaud Ninth Circuit Ruling Giving Green Light for New Review of Transgender Military Ban

“This is a hugely positive development.  The Ninth Circuit recognized that the Mattis plan clearly targets transgender people, and that the government faces an uphill battle in justifying it.” – Jennifer Levi, GLAD Transgender Rights Project Director

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