2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Positions on Transgender Military Service

October 10, 2019

This document contains statements that the Democratic candidates for president have made about their positions on military service by transgender Americans since March 12, 2019, the date the Trump administration announced it would reinstate a transgender ban. It includes statements by all Democratic candidates made either in writing or as reported by a news outlet. If we could not determine a candidate’s policy position from public sources, we contacted the campaign to request a statement. The candidates are listed alphabetically, and their most recent statements are listed above any older ones. The document is regularly updated.