Friday, June 5, 2015

Transgender Troops-More than Fighting the Enemy

In a "thank-goodness" moment, more transgender news has surfaced other than Caitlin Jenner.

It's estimated over 15,000 transgender troops serve in the U.S. Military.  But even though transgender people are twice as likely to serve in the military as their fellow citizens, current policy prohibits them from serving as openly transgender.
Today I picked up this story from Yahoo Health:

Transgender couple Logan and Laila are fighting to serve openly in the military. (NYT on Yahoo)"Transgender Troops: At War, in Love, and Fighting to Serve Openly- by Molly Shea. "


Above you can see a transgender couple currently serving in the military. ( Logan and Laila) For more of the story and a video go here.

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