Whether you were serving as a private, command sergeant major, captain, or colonel in any military service during any period of time no matter how long or short, we want to hear your story.

Please use the form below to share your service experience with us as a transgender person. We look forward to reading it and thank you for your service. We will contact you if we have questions.

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Please write us your story for Trans Veteran Lives. Sharing your experience as a transgender veteran is such an important exercise. If we don't know who the pioneers of our community are then we do a disservice to ourselves. Write your page in the history books. We would love to hear from you.

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You do not have to submit your story to TAVA, but if you choose to, you are consenting to give TAVA the irrevocable unlimited right to copy, alter, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, and publish your story in any manner without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or any third parties. By submitting your story to TAVA, you represent and warrant that the submission is accurate to your best knowledge, not confidential, not in violation of any contractual restrictions or other third party rights, and is your original work. You also represent and warrant that you have not granted anyone else any rights to copy, alter, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, or publish your story. TAVA reserves the right to grammatically edit or remove user content submitted to this website. TAVA will not be liable to you in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website. By submitting your story, you are releasing and waiving and agreeing to hold harmless TAVA and its agents from any claims, damages, or liabilities arising from the use of your story. You also agree not to bring any claims against the released parties at any time in the future. Finally, you are agreeing to waive any right to royalties or other payment for the use of your story and you waive the right to inspect or approve the released parties’ use of your story. By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out above are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website to submit a story.