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Transgender Troops On Protecting Their Right To Serve

Activists participate in a rally at the Reflecting Pool of the U.S. Capitol on April 10, 2019, to rally against the transgender military service ban.
Activists participate in a rally at the Reflecting Pool of the U.S. Capitol on April 10, 2019, to rally against the transgender military service ban.

On January 25, President Biden reversed the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

But the door remains open for future administrations to reinstate it.

So what would it take to protect the ability for trans troops to serve openly?

From Lt. Col. Bree Fram and Máel Embser-Herbert in their new essay collection, With Honor and Integrity: Transgender Troops in Their Own Words:

We talk with active duty trans service members about life in the military — and what it would take to protect their right to serve.

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Kathryn Fink
Kathryn Fink is a producer with NPR's All Things Considered.