Nancy Pelosi: Lift Ban so Transgender May Openly Serve in Military

October 18, 2014

On October 17, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated a willingness to lift the ban which prevents transgender persons from serving openly in the United States Armed Forces. According to the Washington Blade, Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill said, “Pelosi believes there is no place for discrimination in the U.S. Armed Forces including on the basis of gender identity.” Pelosi has been a longtime supporter of rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups and was “a driving force” behind the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Mara Keisling of the National Center for Transgender Equality said she is happy to see Pelosi pushing for the end of the ban. Said Keisling, “Military service for transgendered people is right morally and, very importantly, it’s right for military readiness.” On October 14, Breitbart News reported on a Marine who is being held in connection with the death of a transgender woman in the Philippines. The Marine did not discover that the woman–Jeffrey Laude–was anatomically male until they got to the hotel room after a night of dancing. Jeffrey Laude was later found in the bathroom of the hotel room, “his head slumped in a toilet.” Follow AWR Hawkins on Twitter @AWRHawkins.  Reach him directly

4 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • Kelly Guthridge says:

    Guess she-he is still trying to find a job for his-her lover… they must of had a fight and now she-he is trying to put distance between their relationship by getting his-her lover enlisted in the Military…

    What a MENTALLY DERANGED SACK OF $_ _ _ !!!

  • BigC says:

    WHY……………….does she/he want to enlist????

  • Brad Bryant says:

    This would be the final blow to our once proud military

  • Thomas Goss says:

    I’m all for it, if you ONLY use them to look for IED’s. Pelosi must be a transgender or maybe a full blown lesbo.

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