She did, however, let the chain of command know. She reported to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, where, at least in the beginning, everyone just assumed she was a gay man. He also said transgender troops without a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria and who are otherwise qualified may serve in their biological sex. She said the impression that she had "thrived professionally" was "misleading". Who will decide when that transition is officially recognized? Courtesy of Lindsey Muller.
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There is a central DoD coordination cell that commanders can reach out to, she said. Transgender individuals in the UK are protected under a number of legislative acts, including the Sex Discrimination Act Amendments and the Gender Recognition Actwhich make it illegal to treat a person differently on the grounds of gender alone, with the aim of protecting the rights of trans-people in the work-place. Wife cuts virgin down with one question. In the meantime, congressional Democrats and the American Civil Liberties Union have vowed to fight the decision with legislation or lawsuits, if it comes to that. At that time, the British military did not have regulations in place to support Ms.
She has applied for an exemption to those rules and permission to present herself publicly as a female, but that request stalled amid high-level uncertainly about the military-wide policy. Barcroft Media Get the biggest daily news stories by email Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. Hopefully I help out someone who ends up in the same shoes as me. The situation stayed mostly between the captain, his first sergeant and Ketchum. Well, where would she go in the Army that has female leadership in the infantry, at this point in time?