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Transgender Service Members Gather for International Conference

Release Date: 
October 23, 2014
Press Contact: 
Kristofer Eisenla, 202-670-5747,

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- October 23, 2014 -- Currently serving transgender service members from five of the 18 foreign militaries that allow transgender service gathered in Washington D.C. on October 20 for a conference sponsored by the ACLU and the Palm Center. The conference was the first-ever international gathering of transgender military service members on US soil, and panelists included service members from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and the UK. Media coverage of the event included stories by BBC,, and