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He has ordered the creation of a "working group" to study the issue over the next six months and identify any readiness implications of the policy change.
"I thought joining the military would help suppress those feelings or take them away, as far as wanting to be a female.
Villanueva acknowledged some difficulty in conforming to the military's male standards "when you have people referring to you as a female." Still, she said the transition is "exciting and liberating." Stories like Villanueva's are likely to become more common and more widely shared across the military as the Pentagon begins to set in motion a plan to lift the longstanding prohibition on allowing transgender men and women to serve openly in the military.
Now that we've binged the entire season (and are currently rewatching it), there is a lot to discuss and contemplate.
Here are the highlights and most interesting and important parts of "Transparent" Season 1, and our reactions: Duca: Let's start with the cross-dressing retreat.