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  • Transgender Liberation Won't Be Found in the Military

    By Sydney Roberts, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Dozens of protesters gather in Times Square near a military recruitment center to show their anger at President Donald Trump's decision to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military on July 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images)Dozens of protesters gather in Times Square near a military recruitment center to show their anger at President Trump's decision to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military on July 26, 2017, in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images)

    President Trump's reinstatement of the ban on transgender individuals serving in the US military has sparked outrage, but it's crucial to critique the institution of the armed forces and center anti-imperialism in the trans struggle. Trans liberation is not about gender non-conforming bodies in military uniforms killing civilians overseas.

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