30 Jun '16, 2am

Military seeks more time on transgender policy

Military seeks more time on transgender policy

Officials said the plan also says that people with gender dysphoria, a history of medical treatments associated with gender transition and those who have had reconstruction surgery may be disqualified as military recruits unless a medical provider certifies that they have been clinically stable in the preferred gender for 18 months, and are free of significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other important areas. They also said transgender individuals receiving hormone therapy must have been stable on the medication for 18 months.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/pentagon/2016...

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