John M. Becker

WaPo Puts Trans Soldiers Front and Center

Filed By John M. Becker | April 28, 2014 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Landon Wilson, military, Navy, trans military, transgender military

"The military gave me the backbone to transition, to be who I am, because they look so fondly on honor and courage and all those things you have to have to be fully authentic. I don't think I would have gotten to where I am today without that."

-- Landon Wilson, a highly skilled Navy technician who was discharged from the military after his superiors found out that he's transgender. Wilson shared his story yesterday in a groundbreaking front-page article about trans servicemembers in the Washington Post. Click here to read it in full.

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