WATCH: Meet the Navy Veteran Kicked Out for Being Trans

WATCH: Meet the Navy Veteran Kicked Out for Being Trans

Landon Wilson, the transgender former Navy cryptologist who was discharged for being trans, took his story to CBS News.

Former Navy Sailor Says He Was Forced to Leave Military for Being Transgender

The report will air on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.

Army Makes Positive Move for Trans Troops

Army Makes Positive Move for Trans Troops

A new Army policy makes it more difficult to discharge transgender troops, but will other service branches follow?

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

The government must now respect Chelsea Manning's gender identity in word — and her lawyers hope it won't be long until the military follows suit in actions by providing transition-related health care.

Op-ed: Transitioning as a Guard at San Quentin State Prison

Op-ed: Transitioning as a Guard at San Quentin State Prison

A transgender guard at one of California's most infamous prisons shares what it was like to transition there.

VA Refuses to Recognize Veteran’s Wife and Child

VA Refuses to Recognize Veteran’s Wife and Child

The Department of Veterans Affairs has frozen the disabled veteran’s benefits until she pays back the full amount the VA mistakenly awarded for her wife and child.

Op-ed: When Being a Trans Ally Is as Simple as Asking a Question

Op-ed: Being a Trans Ally Can Start With a Simple Question

The promised study of allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military seemed stalled for a while, but one gay man asked a simple question to help move things along.

14 Stunning Photos of LGBT Military Personnel

14 Stunning Photos of LGBT Military Personnel

These 14 photos tell a story of life post "don't ask, don't tell."

New Defense Secretary 'Open-Minded' on Transgender Military Ban
February 23 2015 5:54 PM ET

New Defense Sec. 'Open-Minded' on Trans Military Ban

Just five days after being sworn in, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter indicated that he wants everyone who is willing and able to serve to be able to do so — and the White House agrees.

Army Agrees to Provide Chelsea Manning Transition-Related Care

Chelsea Manning May Finally Get Transition-Related Care

This is the second time military officials have said Manning could begin treatment deemed 'medically necessary,' and follows Manning filing a lawsuit for healthcare access.

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