Watch GLAD Transgender Rights Project Director Jennifer Levi, National Center for Lesbian Rights Legal Director Shannon Minter, and plaintiffs Nicolas Talbott and Blaire McIntyre as they discuss the impacts of President Biden’s lifting of the transgender military ban and how it marks a turning point for transgender rights.

Blaire McIntryre (plaintiff, McIntyre v. Whitmer) is a Specialist in the Michigan Army National Guard and previously served in the active-duty Army 101st Airborne Division. She currently works as a uniformed civilian National Guard employee specializing in armament.

Nicolas Talbott (plaintiff, Stockman v. Trump) is an aspiring service member from southeastern Ohio. Nic was enrolled in his university’s Army ROTC program before the transgender military ban went into effect and now seeks to return to ROTC with the goal of commissioning as an Intelligence Officer.

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