Us military tribunals face supreme court challenge over treatment of transgender Americans

June 20, 2020 0

Us military tribunals face supreme court challenge over treatment of transgender Americans After the Obama administration announced a broad move by the Pentagon to phase out its ban on transgender service members, more than a dozen transgender people from around the country submitted an open letter to Defense Secretary Ash Carter requesting access to health care, including hormones, surgeries, sex reassignment surgeries and surgeries that alter the gender identity of the person. The letter, written by transgender women in four states who sought the help of an organization called the Armed Services Network, said they faced “inadequate healthcare options for [Read more…]