With Trump's military ban temporarily blocked, trans Americans begin signing up, with cautious optimism that the ban will fall for good.
History for equality will be made on Tuesday, even if it's an advance that is immediately in jeopardy.
Two federal appeals courts in two days have turned down the Trump administration's requests.
U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said no once again to the Trump administration's increasingly desperate pleas to delay trans enlistment.
A federal judge has ruled that enlistment must start January 1, but the administration wants an emergency stay of that.
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who has already temporarily blocked the trans military ban, issued a clarifying order today.
"A capricious, arbitrary, and unqualified tweet of new policy does not trump the methodical and systematic review by military stakeholders," Judge Marvin J. Garbis wrote.