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API WELLNESS DENOUNCES TRUMP BAN ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY PERSONNEL

San Francisco, CA – Earlier this morning, President Trump tweeted a statement indicating that the US would no longer “accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US Military,” effectively overturning a policy of open acceptance set by the Obama administration in 2016. President Trump went on to cite the “tremendous medical costs and disruption” that transgender soldiers and military personnel would cause. As a transgender-serving organization responsible for TRANS:THRIVE, San Francisco’s first and largest comprehensive transgender health program, we are appalled by this policy shift affecting between ...