Homosexual and trangender soldiers
By: Griscelda Capote and Danial Mcafee
Transgender Denied Being Able To Fight For Their Country
Transgenders don't have equal rights?
¨The DOD previously had two rules banning trans service: a standard for enlisting, and a standard for retention. The enlistment standard prevented anybody from joining the military who had a “history of major abnormalities or defects of the genitalia including but not limited to change of sex.” Transgender identities were then also classified among “congenital or developmental defects,” conditions “not constituting a physical disability”