(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.
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.
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.
An 82-year-old Ohio veteran is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay.
(CNN) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday that he's open to a review of the U.S. military's policy prohibiting transgender individuals from serving.
HIV-positive service members can still dream of rising in the ranks.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House has rejected extending a proposed perk for military spouses to same-sex partners of military members.
The Israeli military said Tuesday it will begin enlisting soldiers who are HIV-positive, in a policy shift putting the country at the forefront of military inclusivity toward people with the virus that causes AIDS.
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday.
(CNN) -- The lesbian widow of an Afghanistan war soldier has announced that her wait to see if she would receive the same benefits as heterosexual spouses has finally ended.
Jupiter-based Clicking In Forum will hold a panel discussion on the impact of LGBT organizations and people on businesses and the community in Palm Beach County.
Washington, D.C. defense think tanks estimate more than 14,000 American service members had their careers cut short by “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
WASHINGTON — Greg Nelson had just turned 21 when he went out partying with friends in Southern California and got really drunk. So, when a man he didn't know offered to let him crash in a nearby apartment, his friends urged him to accept.
(WB) Faced with President Trump’s task of implementing a ban on their service, Defense Secretary James Mattis has issued a memo allowing transgender troops currently in the military to re-enlist — at least during the six-month period when Pentagon studies the issue.
(AP) President's Trump decision to ban transgender people from serving in the military sparked a wave of condemnation from Democrats and Republicans alike.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is giving the military chiefs another six months to conduct a review to determine if allowing transgender individuals to enlist in the armed services will affect the "readiness or lethality" of the force.
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