(WB) The Trump administration has come out against an amendment proposed by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) that would undermine President Trump’s ban on transgender people in the U.S. armed forces.
(WB) With court orders in place from four judges barring the U.S. military from enacting President Trump’s transgender ban, the Trump administration is seeking recourse from the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the policy to go into effect.
The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to take up the ban on transgender people in the military last Thursday.
(AP) President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.
(WB) Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered his recommendation to President Trump on transgender military service in compliance with a directive to the Pentagon earlier this year, officials have told the Washington Blade.
“The United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military,” President Trump announced in a series of tweets this morning.
(WB) Now that President Trump has officially directed the Pentagon to enact a ban on transgender military service, a coalition of LGBT groups on Monday filed two separate lawsuits against him over the policy.
Fort Meade Army Reserves lawyer Deirdre Hendrick and Navy Petty Officer First Class Alice Ashton are two transgender women working to keep trans people in the military.
(CNN) -- One of the six people killed in Monday's suicide bombing in Afghanistan was an airman who reportedly told his family he had deployed to Saudi Arabia. Apparently he didn't want them to worry about his safety.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran can be buried with the ashes of her late partner in a southwest Idaho military cemetery after the state legalized gay marriage.
House Republicans were up to their old tricks, proposing an overinflated defense spending bill last week while failing to ensure protections for society’s most vulnerable.