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Military & Veterans

It’s estimated that over 134,000 American veterans are transgender, and over 15,000 trans people are serving in military today. Support for transgender veterans has improved, but they still face barriers from obtaining updated service records that do not out them as transgender, and from receiving VA coverage of necessary medical procedures. Find out more about advances and challenges for transgender veterans and service members, and how to get support.

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November 8, 2020

Priorities for the Biden Presidential Administration

Giant trans flag unfurling before White House

Joe Biden is the president our country needs.

November 7, 2020

Biden’s Election Puts an LGBTQ Advocate in the White House

The National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund released the following statement congratulating Joe Biden on winning the 2020 presidential

July 22, 2020

Military Could Reverse Transgender Ban In Under 30 Days, Says New Policy Memo

On the eve of the three-year anniversary of tweets announcing that transgender troops would be banned from the military, the 

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