10/20/2014 11:48 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Openly Transgender Military Service

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has signaled for the first time that she supports allowing transgender people to serve openly in the U.S. armed forces. Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesperson, told the Washington Blade on Friday his boss believes gender identity should not be a factor in prohibiting Americans from serving in the military.

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