Veterans For Peace Issues Transgender Statement

7/9/2015

Veterans For Peace does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in any of its activities or operations.

VFP affirms the rights, humanity and identity of trans and gender diverse people and will not accept trans-phobic behavior or remarks.

VFP will take the following affirmative steps to address all forms of discrimination including discrimination against transgender and gender diverse people.

  1. Veterans For Peace will hold a workshop during the 2015 convention on transgender issues.
  2. Veterans For Peace is developing protocols to address membership and staff complaints of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
  3. The Veterans For Peace Board will introduce a national VFP resolution calling for Equality for all transgender veterans and active duty military as well as a call for Equality for all transgender people in all aspects of society.
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