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This is the Army’s updated policy for transgender soldiers
"A soldier's gender identity will no longer be a basis for involuntary separation."
Army chaplain under investigation for calling transgender troops ‘mentally unfit’ to serve
Chaplains represent "hundreds of American denominations and faith traditions" and are "charged to nurture the living."
Transgender man’s dream of joining U.S. military thwarted for now
"When you love what you do, it's no longer a job, and serving my country would never be a job."
Philippine president pardons US Marine jailed for killing transgender woman
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte had "erased the punishment" but the conviction of Pemberton stands.
House moves to overturn Trump’s military transgender ban
“The thousands of transgender patriots serving this nation deserve much better than to be singled out for discrimination."
Navy grants first service waiver to transgender officer
The officer will have her gender officially changed in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
Navy officer files suit against trans military ban in 1st legal challenge since the policy went into effect in 2019
A Navy officer who’s facing involuntary discharge because of her gender identity has filed suit challenging the Trump administration’s transgender military ban.
‘I will continue to fight’ — South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal
South Korea's first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last year
South Korean army deciding whether to kick out its first transgender soldier
"We will likely discharge the soldier as there are different qualifications for men and women to meet in joining the military."
A Texas student says he lost his military scholarship due to Trump’s transgender ban
Map Pesqueira, a 19-year-old from San Antonio, said he was awarded a three-year Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or ROTC, scholarship beginning his sophomore year. But his financial aid is now invalid, he told The Dallas Morning News, under the federal government's new policy that bans many transgender troops from enlisting in the military
Court Rules In Favor Of Trump’s Ban On Transgender Service Members
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned a decision by a federal judge in Washington, D.C., that blocked the policy, saying it likely violates the constitutional rights of transgender recruits and service members.
Trump Moves To Ban Most Transgender People From The Military
President Trump issued an order late Friday that bans transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces except under “limited...
Trump Never Consulted The Military’s Top Officer Before Banning Transgender Troops
President Donald Trump announced last summer that his proposed ban on transgender people in the U.S. military was the product...
DoD To Allow Transgender Enlistments As Courts Tear Apart Trump’s Ban
The Department of Defense announced Dec. 11 that it will again allow transgender applicants to join the military starting Jan....
Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Military Transgender Ban
A federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's presidential memo banning transgender Americans from military service, setting up...
DoD Issues Guidance To Keep Transgender Service Members In Until Early 2018
“First and foremost,” the top sentence reads, “we will continue to treat every Service member with dignity and respect.” So...
Transgender Troops Get New Hope From Mattis, McCain
Two major political developments Sep. 15 — one in the form of a memo from Defense Secretary James Mattis, and...
A Sailor In Gender Transition Is Rocked by President’s Tweets
On Friday morning, two days after President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender Americans would no longer be allowed to serve...
Here Are All The Nations In The World That Let Transgender Troops Serve
As the Department of Defense scrambles to develop a policy that fits President Donald Trump’s surprise tweeted ban on transgender...
Trump’s Ban On Transgender Troops Is Reckless, Misguided, And, Frankly, Pretty Dumb
Life in the military is miserable if we don't get past the prejudices our previous lives ingrained in us.
Trump’s Transgender Tweets Leave Military Baffled And GOP Senators Fuming
As Defense Secretary James Mattis vacationed and President Trump took to his personal Twitter account this morning to announce a...
Trump Bans Transgender People From The Military In 3 Tweets
At the beginning of July, a spokesman for James Mattis said the secretary of defense had given his military chiefs...
Transgender Air Force Academy Graduate Denied Commission While DoD Reviews Guidelines
A transgender Air Force Academy graduate is being withheld lieutenant's bars because of what the academy calls a gap in...
Chelsea Manning’s Suicide Attempt Shows We’re Far From Transgender Equality
Six days after the Pentagon announced it was ending the ban on transgender service members in the United States military,...