Assessing the implications of allowing transgender personnel to serve openly

"Recent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) policy banned transgender personnel from serving openly in the military. Potential changes to this policy raised questions regarding access to gender transition--related health care, the range of transition-related treatments that DoD will need to provid...

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Main Author: Schaefer, Agnes Gereben
Corporate Author: National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. RAND 2016, [2016]©2016
Series:Research report
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Recent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) policy banned transgender personnel from serving openly in the military. Potential changes to this policy raised questions regarding access to gender transition--related health care, the range of transition-related treatments that DoD will need to provide, the potential costs associated with these treatments, and the impact of these health care needs on force readiness and the deployability of transgender service members. A RAND study identified the health care needs of the transgender population and transgender service members in particular. It also examined the costs of covering transition-related treatments, assessed the potential readiness implications of a policy change, and reviewed the experiences of foreign militaries that permit transgender personnel to serve openly"--Publisher's description
Item Description:"June 30, 2016"--Table of contents page
Physical Description:xix, 91 pages color charts
ISBN:9780833094360
083309436X