(EDGE) Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar transgender individuals from openly serving in the military.
The U.S. Army has agreed to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two transgender military veterans, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.
(AP) Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.
One of the victims of the Orlando massacre was a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, the Pentagon disclosed Tuesday.
For the first time in history, an openly gay male officer has achieved the rank of Major General in the United States Army.
(WB) The civilian head of the U.S. Army said Thursday soldiers are unconcerned about serving alongside transgender people despite President Trump stoking fear about cohesion in his attempt to ban them from the armed forces, according to ABC News.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The spouse of a Fort Bragg lieutenant colonel will lead the nation's largest organization for partners, spouses and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members and veterans.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Ben Carson's new campaign chairman, retired Major Gen. Robert F. Dees, says it's time for the U.S. to reevaluate military policies like letting women serve in combat positions and allowing openly gay troops to serve.
Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson continued his history of public anti-LGBT statements last week when he suggested re-implementing "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and slammed President Barack Obama's policy to allow transgender service members to to serve openly in the military, NBC News reports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift the longstanding ban.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ Brazil took its most significant step yet to address the human rights violations of its military dictatorship on Wednesday, releasing an exhaustive report that documents nearly two decades of government-approved political killings and torture.
An independent commission led by a former US surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the US armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.
At Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address, Joe Kennedy will bring a transgender military veteran of 19 years.
(EDGE) All branches of the United States armed forces have officially begun accepting openly transgender troops, despite an attempt via tweet by President Trump to ban trans patriots in uniform. Federal courts struck down Trump's ban, and the military moved forward with plans to begin allowing openly trans patriots to sign up as of Jan. 1 of this year.
After having its ban on transgender military service overturned twice, the Department of Justice is appealing a Jan. 1, 2018 deadline to allow those soldiers to serve.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards says he'll issue an executive order when he takes office in January that bans discrimination in state government based on sexual orientation.
(CNN) A transgender ex-Navy surgeon says she will perform free gender-confirming surgery for the service members on her list who have been affected by Donald Trump's new ban on trans people serving in the military.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ A North Dakota native and former commander of the Navy Blue Angels says he doesn't believe that the inappropriate behavior outlined in a recent investigation is part of the group's culture.
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Tracy Dice Johnson goes to bed each night dreaming about her wife Donna Johnson.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ While the military policy of ``don't ask, don't tell'' and the overturning of part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act opened doors more widely to gay people serving openly in the military, it didn't mark radical changes to the way the fighting force looked or behaved.