Transgender Servicemembers

Document: District Court Upholds Preliminary Injunction on Transgender Military Ban

By William Ford
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:39 PM

On Friday, April 13, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled that its preliminary injunction on the president’s ban on military service by openly transgender individuals will remain in effect. The court also ruled to make transgender people a protected class, citing the systemic oppression transgender individuals have long faced. The court’s ruling is below: