Tech critically on the presence of transgender people in American army

Tech critically on the presence of transgender people in American army

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Several large tech are critical of a decision by the Us president Donald Trump, who transgender people from the armed forces want to keep.

This is evident from posts of directors on various social media where BuzzFeed is a summary of made.

Among other things, the ceos of Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Google, Airbnb, Intel and Salesforce have their criticisms expressed against the initiative of Trump.

“Everyone should be able to the country to serve, regardless of who they are,” says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a message. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai said in a tweet that he is grateful for the work of transgender people in the army.

“Discrimination aimed at one person has an effect on everyone,” writes Apple boss Tim Cook on Twitter. Trump recently said by Cook to have talked about the opening of Apple factories in the US.


President Trump announced on Wednesday via Twitter that transgender people not in the Us armed forces may serve. According to him, would the medical costs be too high.

The decision will Trump an initiative of predecessor Barack Obama to turn back. Obama proposed new rules allowing transgender people in the army were accepted.

The Pentagon seemed surprised by the decision of Trump. During a press conference could be a spokesman not yet tell what will happen with transgender people that currently all military, because it is not determined how Trumps decision will be entered


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