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# Transgender Ban

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Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops
The move undoes Trump’s controversial decision in July 2017 to bar transgender personnel from serving “in any capacity” in the military.
Trump's 'indefensible' transgender military ban has taken effect
The policy has been widely criticised by rights activists and repeatedly challenged in court.
US judge blocks Trump's ban on transgender people in the military
US District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ordered the government to “revert to the status quo”.
'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military
Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.
Five transgender troops are suing Trump over military ban
In a series of three tweets last month, Trump upended an Obama-era policy of more than a year.