Biden lifts ban on military service for transgender people

Biden lifts transgender military ban | WNT

The ban, which caused heated discussions, was introduced by Trump

President Joe Biden on Monday lifted his predecessor's ban on transgender service in the U.S. military.

"President Biden is convinced that gender identity should not be an obstacle to military service and that America's strength lies in its diversity," the White House said in a statement..

“Allowing all qualified Americans to serve their country is more beneficial for both the military and the entire country because an inclusive military is more effective. Simply put, this is the right thing to do that meets our national interests, ”the press release says..

Biden lifts ban on military service for transgender people

 

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0:00 0:04:03 0:00 Direct linkIn 2016, President Barack Obama allowed transgender people to serve in the military without hiding their gender identity, as well as to receive medical care for transgender transition. President Donald Trump Suspends Military Enrollment of Transgender People, While Allowing Acting Transgender Military Personnel to Continue Service.