Trailblazing transgender midshipman navigates an uncertain path in wake of Trump’s tweet

Trailblazing transgender midshipman navigates an uncertain path in wake of Trump’s tweet
Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 7/30/17 | Maia Silber (WaPost)

Posted on 7/30/2017, 4:28:40 PM by madprof98

On Wednesday, a few hours after President Donald Trump announced, via Twitter, that he would ban transgender people from serving in the military, U.S. Naval Academy midshipman Regan Kibby drove to a nearby gym. In the locker room, he opened his bag and pulled out a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Navy” and the academy’s mascot, Bill the Goat. Then he started to cry.

“I might not be able to say that anymore,” Kibby, 19, says. “I might not be able to claim ‘Navy.’ ”

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