Darla Lannert served two tours of duty in Vietnam as Rick Lannert. “Trust me, I never chose this. People don’t choose to be humiliated, have their life threatened, lose their family and friends,” she says.
These come from the Wisconsin Journal Sentinel:
- 12,800-the estimate of active duty trans military members.
- Transgender people are twice as likely to serve in the military as the general population.
- According to an UCLA Study, an estimated one in five transgender women or men are trans.
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