08/01/2013 01:34 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

New Study: Transgender Troops Face Rampant Discrimination


LOS ANGELES — While transgender people serve in the military at a rate double the general population, they nonetheless face discrimination during and after service, according to a new study.

The study titled “Still Serving in Silence: Transgender Service Members and Veterans in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” is authored by Jody L. Herman, Williams Institute manager of transgender research, and Jack Harrison-Quintana, policy institute manager at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

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