Source Title: Biden’s new deal cancels the ban on transgender people joining the army
On Monday local time, U.S. President Biden signed an executive order to repeal the policy of banning transgender people from joining the military issued by former trump in 2016. Biden said in his executive order: “gender should not be an obstacle to military service. The strength of the United States stems from inclusiveness, and the military is no exception. &”According to the new directive, the Ministry of defense should immediately correct the files of any military personnel who have been affected by the ban, and transsexuals can declare their gender according to their preferences and complete the registration in the national defense register system. Biden also asked the Defense Department to submit a mission advance report to the president within 60 days. According to the associated press, as of 2019, there are about 14700 transgender people in the U.S. military’s active and reserve services. From 2016 to 2019, the U.S. Department of defense spent about $8 million on transgender care. The military’s annual health care budget is as high as $50 billion.