Suzanne Wheeler

Transgender Military Members: The Fight is Far From Over

Presentation Overview:

This workshop would include information from the Williams Institute, Palm Center, DOD, and VA on transgender service member and veteran statistics.   A status on the current procedures and where each service is in the implementation of the transgender ban would be covered. Challenges faced by transgender services members as they transition from active status to civilian careers will be alliterated and suggestions to address these challenges at the individual and social service organization level would be offered. Resources for current and former transgender service members would be provided as a take away from the conference.

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