2020 Presidential Candidate Positions on Transgender Military Service

October 31, 2019

This document contains statements that the 2020 presidential candidates have made about their positions on military service by transgender Americans since March 12, 2019, when the Trump administration announced it would reinstate a transgender ban. It includes statements that candidates made either in writing, as reported by a news outlet, or directly to the Palm Center if they had no public position. (Those who had no public position and did not reply to inquiries are not listed.) We list Democrats followed by Republicans and then Libertarians. The document is updated regularly.