The transgender soldiers and a number of soldiers in the US military filed Donald trump pending review Transgender troops that said Mattis two cases Monday night against US President Donald Trump’s decision to bar their service in the US armed forces.
Trump announced his intention to ban transsexuals Transgender troops: Mattis from the armed forces last July, saying, via Twitter, that they would not be allowed to join the US military under any “recipe”.
Last Friday, Trump signed a memo canceling a policy announced by his predecessor, Barack Obama, that would allow transgender people to work openly in the US military as of June 2016.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed an allegation in Baltimore on behalf of six transgender members of the armed forces, while Lambda, a non-governmental organization defending the rights of sexual minorities, filed another suit in Seattle on behalf of three transgender people: two of them wanted to join The army is already in the armed forces already.
In July, US President Donald Trump decided that sexual transgender people would not be allowed to join the army, a move that has angered human rights defenders. The US Department of Defense has lifted its ban on transgender transplants in public in 2016 under former President Barack Obama.
With the US military barring transgender people from joining, there are some 18 countries that embrace them and allow them to join their armies publicly, including Australia, Israel, Britain, Sweden, and Canada. None of these countries reported negative effects that could have been caused by the opening of their armed services to the transgender community.
Here are the top countries that allowed transgender people to join their armies:
The Australian Defense Force allowed homosexuals and lesbians to serve in the army in 1992, but lifted the ban on transgender enrollment in 2010.
The Australian Army has also published a guide to the rehabilitation of transsexuals in service, urging leaders not to discriminate between themselves and other colleagues, and promised experts a “golden standard” to deal with the converts in the army, according to the Washington Post. Israel:
Since 1993, Israel has allowed gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to join the IDF in public.
Shaker Erez was the first transgender officer in the Israeli army. From then on, he and others carried out the Defense of Transgender Rights in relation to military service. Last April, Erez traveled to Canada and discussed with senior officials transgender issues in the military.
According to the source, “Israeli”, the law allows in Israel procedures to change sex over the age of 18, so many choose to start these procedures during their military service, noting that there are dozens of transgender serving in the Israeli army.
The post said that the post of “Adviser to the Chief of Staff for Women’s Affairs” had been changed to “Adviser to the Chief of Staff on Gender Issues” and appointed Colonel Limor Shabtai as Deputy Counselor, responsible for changing the gender of soldiers serving in the army and accompanying the transgender in person. Canada:
The Canadian armed forces canceled the decision to ban the transgender population in the Canadian military following a case brought before the courts in 1992. Canadian military policy on transgender people came into effect in 2012.
The Canadian Army Command announced last July that it was working hard to improve its policies on transsexuals and called on anyone – regardless of sexual orientation – to join them.
Canadian military spokesman Daniel Lobotierier said the army was spending 19 sexual transplants between 2008 and 2015, which amounted to about $ 300,000. He said that although there were no official figures on the number of transgender people in the army, the number could be estimated at about 200 people. Holland:
The Dutch army occupied the top of the world’s armies that allowed transgender people to join it since 1974, and was the first to establish a military support base for mutants.
The Dutch Royal Army remains one of the most comprehensive armies of transgender soldiers, according to the Hague Center for Strategic Studies. Britain:
Since 2000, transgender people have been openly allowed to serve in the British Army. The convert must pass two years with his new “sex” before granting him legal recognition and authority to join the army, according to the Washington Post.
The British army offers new uniforms to each transsexual at the beginning of the transition process, and new ID cards and ID cards.
According to his official website, the British Army has launched a forum for its transgender members, giving them support and encouragement, and in some cases helping them to reassign their sex. Germany:
Allowed transgender people to join the German army in public in 2000, while allowing for the first time homosexuals to work in the German armed forces, known as “Bundeswehr”, in 1990. Sweden:
The Swedish Royal Army – one of the branches of the Swedish armed forces – is one of the world’s most advanced armies with regard to the inclusion of transsexuals. Since parliamentarians passed the Discrimination Act in 2008 in Sweden, members of the Swedish armed forces, such as Major Alexandra Larsson, have been protected from discrimination on the basis of sexual identity. New Zealand:
The New Zealand Army has occupied the top of the world’s most comprehensive armies with regard to the inclusion of transgender people, according to a report by the Hague Center for Strategic Studies in 2014.
In 2012, the New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) designed a program called OverWatch to support LGBT employees as well as their leaders, colleagues, families and friends.