BONUS: Former Transgender Army Captain Cate McGregor on Trump's Transgender Ban.

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26 Jul 2017 · 21 minutes

BONUS: Former Transgender Army Captain Cate McGregor on Trump's Transgender Ban.
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Exclusive: In a series of early morning tweets, President Donald Trump announced - seemingly out of nowhere - a new policy banning Transgender people from the US military. The only reason given being the military 'cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption' transgender people entail. Nice. So what does it mean? And what toll will it take on the 15,000 trans people currently serving in the US military? Cate McGregor was a Group Captain of the Australian Defence Force, and the highest ranking trans military officer in Australia. And she says she saw it coming. 

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Your host is Mia Freedman

With thanks to Cate McGregor

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