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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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January 2, 2018

Planning to Enlist? Here’s What You Need to Know

As of January 1, for the first time in history, transgender Americans 

December 11, 2017

Current and Former Service Members Oppose Transgender Military Ban on Capitol Hill

Since President Trump’s July tweets proposing a ban on transgender people serving openly in the military, and a purge of openly transgender service members, the Pentagon has b

November 9, 2017

Who is Veterans Day For?

Veterans Day is a day designated for paying homage to the veterans of America’s Armed Forces.

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