The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force seized on an advocacy group’s report on transgender military service Thursday to call on President Barack Obama to issue an executive order allowing transgender men and women to serve in the military.“We commend the commission for stating independently what we all know: there is no compelling medical reason to exclude trans people from serving their country, and transitions would place almost no burden on the military,” Rea Carey, executive director of the task force, said in a press release . “The President should sign an executive order to lift the transgender military service ban.“It’s time to finish the job on repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ once and for all,” Carey said.

The report was compiled by what an “independent commission,” headed by former Clinton-era Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who was asked to step down after recommending schools teach children about masturbation as a way to avoid spreading AIDS, according to the Associated Press.

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