In July, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was re-instating a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Trump justified his shock decision by citing medical costs and operational readiness. LGBT organisations have expressed outrage, accusing the White House of simply re-institutionalising discrimination. In the meantime, a federal judge has temporarily blocked the new policy coming into force. Our correspondent reports.
A programme prepared by Yong Chim and Florence Viala.
Associate Professor Specialized in American Politics, University of Montpellier 3