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.
There's still time for President Obama to shake the hand of the first openly transgender U.S. service member. Here's how the outgoing Secretary of Defense can make that a reality.
In a potentially game-changing move, the U.S. Army has allowed two transgender veterans to update their names on their discharge papers.
New policy changes to military regulations within the Department of Defense could allow transgender members to serve in the military, contends a new report from the Palm Center.