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Biden Repeals Trump-era ban on Transgender Troops

As we actively advocate for pro-equality bills at our state legislature, it is a relief to see pro-equality steps being taken at the federal level with the repeal of the ban on transgender troops.

According to Sparta - A Transgender Military Advocacy Organization, about 15,000 transgender service members will be impacted by the repeal. This executive order reinforces the simple fact that LGBTQ people should be not be discriminated against simply because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

To all of the transgender service members in Virginia - we see you, we thank you, and we salute you. Click to read the article about this historic change.