Ring of Fire: Five Trans Members of the Military Suing Trump Over Military Ban

Ring of Fire: Five Trans Members of the Military Suing Trump Over Military Ban

With the help of two major LGBT advocacy groups, five transgender members of the military are suing President Trump over his announcement in July regarding their ability to join and remain in the armed forces.

Late last month, President Trump took it upon himself to declare that the Department of Defense’s temporary stay on an Obama-era rule to integrate openly trans civilians into the military would be made permanent.

What’s more, Trump took the stay further, saying that no trans Americans would be permitted to serve in the military in any capacity, leaving the nearly 15,000 current members of the armed forces who are trans unsure about where their employment stood.

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