A Crisis Moment for the LGBT Community

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Aubrey Sarvis, a champion of LGBT rights, U.S. Army veteran, and former executive director of the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, a group that was instrumental in the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” They discuss President Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter announcement: The United States will bar transgender people from serving—in any capacity—in the nation’s armed forces.

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Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.