The Department Of Defense has confirmed that the U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school, beginning with the 2020 school year. The school in Annapolis, Maryland, currently accepts transgender students and retains midshipmen who transition to another gender.
The change follows a policy shift under the Trump Administration to bar people who are transgender from serving in the military. The new policy applies to students enrolled in the 2020-21 school year and beyond.
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