In ‘TransMilitary,’ troops fight for the country, banned or not

By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman

A recent documentary “TransMilitary,” follows four trans troops in their military journeys as the federal government flip-flops on whether they should be banned. As the battle over the ban continues in federal courts, NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson talks to a former soldier featured in the film and the film’s director about the soldiers’ fight to end the ban and the risks they took speaking out.

See full interview transcript