A transgender guard at one of California's most infamous prisons shares what it was like to transition there.
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.
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.
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.
It was "like any other kiss," said Thomas Sawicki, who became the first male member of the U.S. Navy to smooch a partner of the same sex in the traditional ceremony.
The decision is historic, but does not reflect a policy change.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State's report responds to 61 claims about perceived threats to 'religious liberty in the military,' several of which relate to LGBT people and issues.