As a result of President Trump’s revocation of the directive to the schools, some of the pending court cases that involve federal sex discrimination law are affected. Additionally, some justices may hand cases relating to the issue to lower courts.
One such person is Benjamin Melzer, who became the first transgender man to grace the cover of Men’s Health in Europe. Melzer is a 29-year old model from Germany who has become one of the many transgender individuals to break down barriers in the public eye.
Regardless of whether the transgender airmen is granted the PRT exemption, all airmen must remain healthy, active participants in physical training, and work with their commander to meet the requirements of being a service member in the Air Force.
The rights of America’s LGBTQ community must continue to be protected as the rise of the Alt- Right movement continues. As the success against the domestic oppression of LGBTQ community continues, an international agenda of protecting rights regarding sexual orientation must also be embarked upon.
Still, the fact that there might be a fundamental cause for this condition is promising to those who suffer from being in a body that doesn’t feel natural. In time, doctors may be able to identify this condition at an early age and take steps to prevent the alienation, suicides, and depression that is experienced by so many of these individuals.
Considering the intense amount of challenges that the LGBTQ community has had to face throughout time, this issue and documentary couldn’t have come at a better time. Now it’s time for society to take a look at gender norms and consider if this type of segregation is really the legacy we want to continue.
To quote famous novelist George Elliot, who was really the pen name for Mary Ann Evans, “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” Imagine you didn’t feel safe to be who you really wanted to be and use that to empathize with the transgender people in your life, or anyone for that matter and you will show them respect.
As the global community gains greater understanding of transgender people, quite of few advocates and spokespersons have achieved star status among the group.