BIDEN ADMINISTRATION OVERTURNS BAN ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY SERVICE
January 25, 2021
The following statement can be attributed to Rea Carey, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force:
“We are thrilled that today, following the swearing in of the first Black secretary of defense General Lloyd Austin, President Biden signed an executive order overturning the discriminatory ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.
Once again, qualified, dedicated transgender servicemembers and trans people who have waited to serve our country with honor and respect may bring their talents to every branch of the service.”