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Manx support for US trans community

Activist hits out at Trump ban

A gay rights activist says the Manx community needs to show its support for transgender members of the US military, following President Trump's decision to ban them from service.

Lee Vorster from the Manx Rainbow Association claims the leader's 'increasingly unpredictable' actions will have an enormous impact on LGBT Americans.

Yesterday, Mr Trump announced on Twitter that the military could no longer be 'burdened with the medical costs and disruption' brought about by transgender servicepeople.

Mr Vorster says it's an issue of international importance:

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