On Thursday, November 13 at 19:30 GMT:

As transgender activists push for greater equality, their fight is increasingly focused on open service in the military. However, some trans activists believe the military is not a supportive environment for trans individuals. The Stream speaks with community members on both sides of the issue, including Kristen Beck, a former US Navy Seal who is transgender. 

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Kristin Beck @TheLadyValor
Retired Navy Seal
ladyvalor.com

Fiona Dawson @fionajdawson
Host & Producer, TransMilitary
transmilitary.org

Landon Wilson @landonawilson
US Navy veteran

Dean Spade @deanspade
Professor, Seattle University School of Law
srlp.org

 

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