Transgender services members sue Donald Trump over military ban

Transgender members of the U.S armed services have gone to court to challenge Donald Trump's ban on their joining the military.

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The case has been brought on behalf of several transgender personnel by Lambda Legal, a long established group campaigning on behalf of the LGBTQ community and OutServe which represents members who are in the armed forces.

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On Friday Mr Trump instructed the Pentagon to impose an indefinite ban on transgender individuals joining the services, although the position of those currently serving was left open.